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Drought in the Horn of Africa: IGAD Executive Secretary Appeals for Urgent Humanitarian Response


March 27, 2023, Nairobi (Kenya): For the past two years, the IGAD region has faced unprecedented challenges due to a persistent and prolonged drought, marked by five consecutive below average rainfall seasons. The heavy rainfall …

27 Mar 2023 Read More
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Dry conditions highly likely to continue over the Horn of Africa during the March to May 2023 rainfall season..

Depressed rainfall

22 February 2023, Nairobi (Kenya) - After almost three years of persistent drought conditions, IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) today announced that below-normal rainfall is expected in most parts of the Greater Horn …

22 Feb 2023 Read More
Climate Reporting Awards for Female Journalists in East Africa

female campaign

ICPAC and its partners want to encourage female journalists to cover the climate beat. We call on East African female reporters to submit work samples that reflect climate reporting in the IGAD region. Written articles, …

05 Dec 2022 Read More
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Living Climate Change Africa

living climate change

London, Nairobi, 16 November 2022

BBC Media Action, the BBC’s international charity, has launched Living Climate Change Africa, a five-part podcast series featuring the voices of herders, farmers, fishers, and weather experts from across East …

16 Nov 2022 Read More
Sustainable solutions for capacity building in weather and climate information



Capacity building in weather and climate refers to enhancing individuals, organizations, and communities’ skills, knowledge, and capabilities to comprehend and effectively manage weather and climate-related risks and opportunities. Durable solutions to build capacity in …

09 Nov 2022 Read More
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The Greater Horn of Africa is bracing for a 5th consecutive failed rainy season

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25th August 2022, Mombasa, Kenya: IGAD’S Climate Prediction and Applications Centre

(ICPAC) today announced that the October to December (OND) 2022 forecast shows

high chances of drier than average conditions across most parts of …

25 Aug 2022 Read More