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Monthly risk briefing: March

Date added

22 March 2019


The monthly risk briefing provides information on global weather, human and health events where members may consider using the Start Fund Anticipation process.

Download the monthly risk briefing for March

The monthly risk briefing reports on new, emerging or deteriorating situations; therefore, ongoing events that are considered to be unchanged are not featured and risks that are beyond the scope and scale of the Start Fund are also not featured. It is collated by the Start Network Anticipation team using information from academia and research institutes, government departments, ACAPS, global risk indexes, risk information provided by Start Members and their partners, and the media. Key risks are shared and collated each month with FOREWARN input.

What is high priority this month?

Drought in the Philippines: Weak El Niño is present in the tropical Pacific and is likely to continue until April-May-June 2019 resulting in dry conditions, dry spells and drought

Escalating violence in Niger: An upsurge in threats from armed groups operating between the borders of Mali and Niger has triggered population movements in the region of Tillabéri

Food insecurity in Senegal: Poor rains in areas of Senegal have resulted in predicted food insecurity in the lean season from August to October

Download this month's briefing to learn about the risk of flooding in east/southern Africa, food insecurity in southern Africa, flooding in Afghanistan, disease outbreaks in Sudan, and food insecurity in Somalia.

Download the monthly risk briefing for March