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Community Engagement and Accountability in Weather and Climate Communication

By Collison Lore

With contributions from the ICPAC Climate Change Technical Working Group

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Background

Community engagement and accountability (CEA) is an approach supported by a set of activities that place communities at …

19 Jul 2021 Read More
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Climate Extremes: the Crucial Importance of Risk Information Beyond Borders

by Abubakr A. M. Salih, Erick Otenyo, Marta Baraibar and Viola Otieno

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East Africa Hazards Watch

The East Africa Hazards Watch supports tracking extreme events such as drought, cyclones, pests (desert locust), heavy rainfall, floods, …

05 Jul 2021 Read More
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IGAD launches Hazards Watch for East Africa

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The East Africa Hazards Watch supports tracking extreme events such as drought, cyclones, pests (desert locust), heavy rainfall, floods or crop failures, which are increasing in frequency and intensity due to climate change.

About 90% …

30 Jun 2021 Read More
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Training Meteorological Departments in Digital Marketing and Interactive Content Creation for Climate and Weather Information

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In June 2021, ICPAC organized a training in Digital Marketing and Interactive content creation for 10 National Meteorological Departments. The goal of the training was for National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) in East Africa …

30 Jun 2021 Read More
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Equity: The Missing Link to Address Gender Inequalities in Climate Change Adaptation

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By Dr Philip Omondi

With contributions from the ICPAC Climate Change Technical Working Group

Gender inequalities, fueled by societal norms and defined gender roles, affect not only women’s exposure to hazards, but also limit …

28 Jun 2021 Read More
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IGAD to Establish an Inter-regional Coordination Platform for the Management of Desert Locust and other Transboundary Pests

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On the 17th of June 2021, IGAD held a Ministerial Conference on the Sustainable Management of Desert Locust and other Transboundary Pests. The meeting brought together Ministers of Agriculture from IGAD Member States as well …

18 Jun 2021 Read More