Famine Early Warning and Response

Famine Early Warning and Response The Missing Link

Paperback (15 Dec 1995)

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Synopsis

Drawing on case studies from Ethiopia, Sudan, Chad, Mali and Kenya (focusing on Turkana district) during the drought years of 1990-91, this book investigates why early warning signals were not translated into timely intervention. It examines, for the first time, the role of early warning information in decision-making processes, particularly within key donor agencies. The book concludes with practical policy recommendations, on who 'owns' early warning information, how it is used and looks at how to speed up the logistics of emergency relief.

Book information

ISBN: 9781853392917
Publisher: Practical Action Publishing
Imprint: Intermediate Technology Publications
Pub date:
DEWEY: 363.8096
DEWEY edition: 20
Language: English
Number of pages: 228
Weight: 366g
Height: 228mm
Width: 150mm
Spine width: 15mm