Drought Risk in East African Drylands

Project Details


Droughts in East Africa can have devastating impacts on agriculture, filtering directly to local populations and national level infrastructure. By bringing together a range of different observations and novel climate modelling, a new and comprehensive understanding of current and future drought risk changes from human-induced climate change will be developed by the DREAD team, and will form a launch platform to help improve communications to affected communities, to enhance preparedness and resilience strategies and to develop plans for humanitarian responses to drought hazards in these sensitive dryland regions.
Effective start/end date1/03/1831/07/18