- Meeting or Conference
- United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa (UNISDR AF); African Centre of Meteorological Application for Development (ACMAD)
- 13 Feb 2012
- Kenya (Nairobi)
- Lord Eroll Hotel, Runda
UNISDR Regional Office for Africa and African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD) will venture into a partnership to establish dialogue between climate scientists and disaster risk managers.
The partnership is aimed providing relevant climate services to be translated by disasters risk managers into risk reduction measures, community centered EWS, local preparedness, response and recovery.
The meeting will draw participants from the Kenya Metereological Services, African Union Commission (AUC), IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC), Africa Development Bank among others.
Through this partnership, UNISDR and ACMAD also aim to benefit key sectors like agriculture, fisheries and water among others to overcome climate-related challenges in the long term.
- Climate Change, Early Warning, Disaster Risk Management
- Cyclone, Drought, Flood