ICPAC works to reduce the loss of lives and livelihoods by providing timely early warnings and preparedness for disasters. We aim at creating capacity to mitigate impacts and manage risks, and ensure that when people are affected by disasters they can continue to meet their minimum needs for food, water, shelter, health, and security.
Disasters preparedness, hazard assessment, Post Disaster Needs Assessment
Monitoring and Early Warnings
We monitor the risks of disasters like drought or floods and warn national authorities
Investments for resilience
Investments for disaster risk reduction
We support coordination of stakeholders working in disaster risk management
We conduct risk assessments and mapping of disasters in the region
Support to recovery
The Programme supports recovery efforts at national level
We host a number of projects and programmes that support our work in Disaster Risk Management.
Our Latest Press Releases
18 November 2021, Nairobi – Vulnerable communities in the IGAD region continue to experience a complex mix of re-enforcing shocks and stresses that are eroding their resilience to food and nutrition insecurity. As of October 2021, 26 million people were already facing high levels of food insecurity (IPC Phase 3+), according to the Food Security and Nutrition Working Group (FSNWG), which is co-chaired by the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Due to the threat of worsening drought conditions, food insecurity will likely rise during the first half …
18 November 2021, Nairobi – Vulnerable communities in the IGAD region continue to experience a comp…
27 October 2021, Nairobi: The IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) was officiall…
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Early Warnings for Early Action
ICPAC supports member countries to take Early Action to mitigate the impacts of Disasters such as floods, drought, cyclones, heavy rainfall or desert locust.
Mapping Disasters Impacts in the region
ICPAC supports member states to conduct post disasters Assessments. Before and after images of Floods which displaced up to 32.000 people in Afar in Ethiopia due to the overflow of Awash River.