Welcome to the 5th Africa Dialogue Platform on Anticipatory Humanitarian Action! The 5th Africa Dialogue Platform will take place in a hybrid format, with studios in Nairobi and Johannesburg and many sessions being held online. Taking...
Drought is one of the most destructive natural disasters in terms of the loss of life, arising from impacts, such as widescale crop failure, wildfires and water stress. Exacerbated by land degradation and climate change, droughts are...
By David Luganda – NECJOGHA The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Climate Predication and Applications centre (ICPAC) has released dates for June, July, August to September 2022 seasonal forecast.  The Sixty-First...
Eastern Africa is facing the very real prospect that the rains will fail for a fourth consecutive season, placing Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia into a drought of a length not experienced in the last 40 years. Humanitarian agencies have issued urgent...
Are you from the East Africa region and have something to say about the climate? The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Eastern Africa invites submissions for climate-related articles that focus on all sectors....
By Feisal Omar  The Thomson Reuters BAARDHEERE, Somalia, March 15 (Reuters) - It has not rained on Habiba Maow Iman's farm in southern Somalia for two years. Her animals are dead; her crops...
February 19, 2022 8:41 PM - Lisa Schlein GENEVA — A new seasonal forecast for the drought-stricken Horn of Africa shows many parts of the region can expect a good rainy season.
The funding aims to support lives and livelihoods of most severely drought-affected farmers and herders 17/02/2022 Rome - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today welcomed a...
Heavy rainfall in southern and northern Tanzania and more than usual rainfall expected in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, parts of central Ethiopia, southern South Sudan, and southwestern Kenya. Dry conditions in Somalia, Djibouti, and Sudan. Warmer than average temperatures...
By Andrew S.K Kaggwa and David Luganda - NECJOGHA After almost two years of persistent drought conditions, IGAD’S Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) today announced that heavy rains could fall over East...