Rain or shine, community elders seek more attention to drought in Kenya’s drylands

Rain or shine, community elders seek more attention to drought in Kenya’s drylands

Understanding and overcoming disconnects between formal and informal drought and crisis prediction and response systems is central to the Observatory’s challenge question on effective early action at community levels. In early May 2023, we brought together a group of...
Early action priorities the focus of Observatory’s first community of practice meeting

Early action priorities the focus of Observatory’s first community of practice meeting

The Horn of Africa is in the middle of another drought that is disastrous to millions of people living in pastoral areas. The early signs were clear way back in 2020 but the humanitarian response will, as so often, only kick in once the crisis is at its peak and lives...