The paper is based on a literature review on the role of water in drought preparedness, early warning systems and responses. Literature reviewed includes vulnerability assessment reports and evaluations of drought responses from sub-Saharan Africa over the last ten years, as well as insights gathered from interviews and a workshop with relevant stakeholders in Ethiopia in the form of a country case study.
Tucker, J.; Yirgu, L. Working Paper 21. Water in food security assessment and drought early warning: experience from sub-Saharan Africa with a special focus on Ethiopia. RiPPLE, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (2011) 45 pp.