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GU 2014 Rainfall Performance

The Gu rains started a month late this year and came to an early end by the last week of May. Most of the rains fell in the first 3 weeks of May with poor spatial and temporal distribution. The rains were characterised by heavy storms lasting a few hours and were concentrated within a period of less than ten days during the whole season.

Lessons from the Famine of 2011, can we learn to avert Disaster?