El Nino 2015 - 2016


The 2015–16 El Niño was one of the strongest El Niño events since 1950, with wide-ranging effects felt around the world.


The El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is the most important driver of climate variability and can trigger extreme weather events and disasters in various parts of the globe. A network approach has been developed recently, which allows forecasting an El

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
The increased rainfall and wind linked to the 2015-16 El Niño in East Africa may have brought infected bugs to Yemen, causing the worst cholera outbreak in recent history.
Eos - AGU

This paper evaluates the impact of the 2015 El Niño-induced drought on household consumption in Ethiopia. A Difference-in-Difference method was used to compare consumption changes over time in a group unaffected by the drought to the changes in a group

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Interannual climate variability patterns associated with the El Niño-Southern Oscillation phenomenon result in climate and environmental anomaly conditions in specific regions worldwide that directly favor outbreaks and/or amplification of variety of

Nature Publishing Group
The 2015-2016 El Niño brought weather conditions that triggered regional disease outbreaks throughout the world, according to new NASA research that is the first to comprehensively assess the public health impacts of the climate event on a global scale. The link between El Niño and disease outbreaks underscores the importance of existing seasonal forecasts.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
New research shows that small businesses activities in Zambia and Botswana have faced major water supply and power disruptions during the 2015/2016 El Niño. As supply fails to keep up with the increasing demand for water and electricity, officials must identify infrastructural vulnerabilities and help small and medium businesses cope with disruptions.
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