Keyword: Early warning systems

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2011 famine in South Somalia: the role of the early warning information System

In July and August 2011, the United Nations declared famine in Southern Somalia based on the food security and nutrition analysis undertaken jointly by UNFAO/FSNAU (Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit) and FEWSNET.

Issue 44, December 2012 (page 54)

Ethiopia: another 1984 famine?

This article is based on a review of recent literature as well as a number of interviews with humanitarian agency staff that have had long-term experience and knowledge of Ethiopia.

Issue 18, March 2003 (page 18)

Forecasting slow onset disasters to improve response

Summary of research.

Issue 37, November 2009 (page 7)

Maintaining GOAL’s capacity to support surveillance in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has suffered from numerous natural and man-made emergencies and continues to be vulnerable to rapid and slow onset emergencies. Since the major famine in 1984/85, considerable efforts have been made to install a credible and effective early warning system (EWS) as part of emergency preparedness to enable a timely disaster response.

Issue 40, February 2011 (page 62)

Measuring Hunger in the Russian Federation

Summary of published paper.

Issue 6, February 1999 (page 8)

Responding to early warnings

Summary of published research.

Issue 29, December 2006 (page 8)

The Evolution of Ethiopian Government’s Early Warning System

Disaster Management structures and systems have a relatively short history in Ethiopia having evolved after the ‘great famine’ of 1973/74 when the first government institution, the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC) was created.

Issue 40, February 2011 (page 65)

Trigger Indicators and Early Warning and Response Systems

USAID's Office of Food for Peace (FFP) and the Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance (FANTA) Project have released ‘Trigger Indicators and Early Warning and Response Systems in Multi-Year Title II Assistance Programmes’, No. 5 in FFP's Occasional Paper Series.

Issue 33, June 2008 (page 17)