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Handbook of Drought Indicators and Indices. WMO/GWP Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP). 2016. WMO-No. 1173. WMO, Geneva, Switzerland and GWP, Stockholm, Sweden.

This Handbook of Drought Indicators and is based on available literature and draws findings from relevant works wherever possible. The handbook addresses the needs of practitioners and policymakers  and is considered as a resource guide/material for practitioners and not an academic paper. This publication is a ‘living document’ and will be updated based on the experiences of its readers. This publication is part of the ‘Integrated Drought Management Tools and Guidelines Series’, compiled by the Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP)

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The indicators and indices detailed in the handbook are also available online