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Food Insecurity Persists In The IGAD Region

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21 September 2021, Nairobi, Kenya: An estimated 31.4 million people across the IGAD region were classified in crisis or worse (IPC Phase 3+) levels of acute food insecurity in 2020. This figure represents 20% of …

21 Sep 2021 Read More
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ICPAC Launches Drought Watch System

by Grace Miswa, Viola Otieno, Erick Otenyo and Marta Baraibar

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The East Africa Drought Watch (https://droughtwatch.icpac.net/) is the very first public transboundary system that uses near-real-time Earth Observation and Weather Information to monitor …

07 Sep 2021 Read More
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10 Climate Change Podcasts to get you started with Climate Action

By Marta Baraibar

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Outrage and Optimism

Led by ex-Secretary General of the UNFCCC, Christiana Figueres, this Podcast covers the latest news from science, business, finance, politics, and culture every Thursday with a can-do …

03 Sep 2021 Read More
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50 Years of Disaster Data

by Thabang Doreen Lebese, Linda Ogallo, and Marta Baraibar

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The WMO has just released an Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes (1970–2019) assessing the impacts of …

03 Sep 2021 Read More
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Insights on Public Information for Weather and Climate

by Kristine Skarsvåg

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At the ICPAC training week in early June, Clare Nullis from WMO talked to the participants about how to handle the media. She has twenty years of journalistic experience, after …

31 Aug 2021 Read More
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Are We Getting Better At Predicting Future Climate?

By Collins Ochieng Onyaga

With contributions from the ICPAC Climate Change Technical Working Group

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The Earth’s climate has changed a lot over the past billion years and at the …

30 Aug 2021 Read More