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An African farmer with his herd of goats.
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As a result of the drought, the Famine Early Warning Systems Network expects staple food prices to be higher across the region than in both 2023 and the five-year average.
Dialogue Earth
Shepherd leading a flock of goats in a sandy and dusty environment in Africa.
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A record-breaking drought, fueled by the El Niño weather pattern, has caused widespread crop failure and national emergency declarations in Zambia, Malawi, and Zimbabwe. Without harvests of maize, millions in the region are facing a severe hunger crisis.
Yale Environment 360
African children fetch water from a water source
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While early warning systems are effective, to fully inform disaster-risk-reduction interventions they require effective coordination and early action protocols that function across multiple levels of governance, from local to national levels.
Anticipation Hub
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Documents and publications
Sequencing for Success brief provides key messages for how donors, policymakers, and adaptation practitioners can better design and support effective and equitable adaptation.
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Documents and publications
Analysis to Action provides a practical case study on how climate risk assessments, designing and implementation of community-driven solutions in a Local Adaptation Plan, and policy advocacy can be sequenced.
Cover and source: African Climate Foundation
Documents and publications
This report forms part of “From Climate Risk to Resilience,” a series of country studies that analyze and explore the potential economic and social impacts of climate change on Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, and Zambia.
The catastrophic debris flow destroyed a road between national parks Manyara and Ngorongoro on November 28, 2011, in Tanzania
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Satellites and on-the-ground sensors are helping Kenya, Ghana and Zambia tackle inundation risks and farmers cope with drought.
European Commission
Cover and source: Global Earthquake Model Foundation
Documents and publications
This seismic risk profile of Zambia, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.

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