Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks
HNPW 2024 (29 April - 10 May 2024)

Session title: Seasonal Calendar dataset: knowing past and present to inform the future
24 Apr 23 14:00-15:00   (Pleniere E)

This session aims to present ACAPS Seasonal Events Calendar dataset and how it can be used to inform disaster risk management. This dataset tracks seasonal events occurring in each country monitored by ACAPS in a typical year, and seasonal events that occur during a specific year. This session will present an innovative user-friendly display of the ACAPS seasonal calendar, discussing how this information can be accessed and can be used to flag events that may affect current humanitarian situations and, in particular, in particular, how it can be used in risk forecasting for early warning and anticipatory action.


  • Claudia Manili, Data Service Team Leader, ACAPS
  • Francesca Giovinazzo, CrisisInSight Team Leader, ACAPS
  • Vanessa Cardamone, Climate Change Expert, ACAPS

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