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Lena is a Senior Research Officer in the Overseas Development Institute’s Global Risks and Resilience Programme.

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Somali region drought response/ Photo Credit: UNICEF Ethiopia/2022/Mulugeta Ayene (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Publications and resources

This brief is the second in a series highlighting learnings from a longitudinal study on anticipatory action in Somalia.
Villagers going home after building an embankment in anticipation of flooding on the River Juba, Somalia. - Mercy Corps Publications and resources

This brief is the first part of a series highlighting learnings that are emerging from a longitudinal study on anticipatory action in Somalia.
A fisherman casts his net on Lake Bam, Burkina Faso. Publications and resources

Effective climate change adaptation depends on strong, sustainable weather and climate information services. A new report and policy brief provide a road map for investing in sustainable capacity.

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Two young boys carrying water walk down a road next to a camp for internally displaced people near Jowhar, Somalia - Image by UN - CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Blog

Somalia is in a severe crisis that has built up over four failed rainy seasons. How are communities anticipating these shocks and how can we work with them to better integrate anticipatory action?
A Somali woman drawing water from an artificial pond (Photo: UNDP Somalia) News

If pastoralists, farmers and traders could better anticipate when an extreme weather event was coming, could they take action earlier, to protect their livelihoods?

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