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Goal and objectives

The objectives of the International Drought Initiative are as follows:
     • To develop the methodology to prepare and compile policies and strategies related to drought adaptation, mitigation and management and encourage their inclusion in National Action Plans,
     • To facilitate research and compile practical strategies to minimize impacts of drought for addressing emergency situations,
     • To define the roles of stakeholders within the context of drought,
     • To create an inclusive mechanism for the Governments, UN agencies, and NGOs that promotes drought management synergies,
     • To facilitate creation of global drought warning systems and global drought watch, and
     • To develop methodologies to assess damages and long term impacts of drought, including environmental conflicts.
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