Disaster Risk Management

Early Warning for Disaster Risk Reduction

Our work

ICPAC works to reduce loss of lives and livelihoods by providing timely early warnings and preparedness for disasters. We aim at create 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.

What we do
Capacity Building
Capacity Building

Disasters preparedness, hazard assessment, Post Disaster Needs Assessment

Monitoring and Early Warnings
Monitoring and Early Warnings

We monitor the risks of disasters like drought or floods and warn national authorities

Investments for resilience
Investments for resilience

Investments for disaster risk reduction

Coordination
Coordination

We support coordination of stakeholders working in disaster risk management

Risk analysis
Risk analysis

We conduct risk assessments and mapping of disasters in the region

Support to recovery
Support to recovery

The Programme supports recovery efforts at national level

Latest Updates

Desert Locust Projection September 2020
Alerts and Early Warning
Desert Locust Projection September 2020

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Projected impact on food and fodder production

  • Pastures and crop destruction continue to be reported…
Dry and warm season expected across Eastern Africa (October - December 2020)
Press Release
Dry and warm season expected across Eastern Africa (October - December 2020)

Nairobi, 26 of August, 2020: October to December is an important rainfall season for Burundi, Kenya…

Summary for Decision Makers, October to December 2020
Report
Summary for Decision Makers, October to December 2020

October to December is an important rainfall season for Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, …

Greater Horn of Africa Climate and Food Security Atlas
Flagship report
Greater Horn of Africa Climate and Food Security Atlas

The Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) is one of the most vulnerable regions to climate-related risks, ap…

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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.

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