Pacific La Nina Case Study06/12/2010 - by IRI/Climate Centre
For the central Pacific Islands the La Nina updates included a forecast for heightened drought risk. National Societies in Kiribati and Tuvalu used that information to raise awareness in communities about conserving water, and the importance of maintaining good health and hygiene when water supplies are in short supply. The National Societies also used the seasonal early warning information to develop their relationships with national met services and government partners. To see how, click here.