- Livestock insurance for East Africa pastoralists a long term focus of ILRI
- Anticipatory action to mitigate drought-induced crises: Learning from Kenya and Somalia
- Delayed actions against drought and hunger cost lives
- Early action priorities the focus of Observatory’s first community of practice meeting
- Jameel Observatory appoints Guyo Roba in leadership role
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Food Security / Early Action: harnessing data and technology in the battle to stop climate shocks leading to hunger in pastoralist communities
📑 Our annual Regional Focus on the Global Report on Food Crises 2022 is out!
The report provides a comprehensive assessment of acute food insecurity and malnutrition in the IGAD region in 2021, including major food crises, trends & key drivers.
Read ➡️ http://bit.ly/3RQJGkd
Seven million—seven million!—livestock have already died across the Horn of Africa. W/ water sources drying up due to drought, this watering point in Turkana, restored by the county government & @USAID partner @Concern, is providing clean water for 5k livestock in the community.
In Eastern Africa, over 50 million to face acute food insecurity in 2022 https://reliefweb.int/report/somalia/eastern-africa-over-50-million-face-acute-food-insecurity-2022 via @reliefweb
Here in Somalia, it’s abundantly clear: this drought is not like past droughts. The threat of famine is looming for millions of people; the world must step up immediately to avert catastrophe.
After four consecutive failed rainy seasons the @CopernicusECMWF forecasts for the OND rainy season in drought-stricken Horn of Africa have a strong signal for yet another failed rains.
We know that the forecasts for this region and the OND rainy season are skillful.