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02/03/2017 FEWS NET special report: Illustrating the extent and severity of the 2016 Horn of Africa drought

6/23/2017 new information added re: Central Asia snow modeling

10/1/2017 Central Asia snow modeling for USGS & FEWS NET transitioned to LIS7

11/1/2017 Water stress (runoff per capita) and runoff maps, added to LIS-FEWS NET webpage, check back for monthly updates!

12/1/2017 FLDAS products will be used by the new Earth Observations for Food Security and Agriculture Consortium (EOFSAC;

4/9/2018 Speed talk "New Tools for Monitoring Surface Water Availability" was presented at the All-FEWS NET meeting in Casablanca, Morocco.

Visit NASA LIS’s FEWS NET Project Page for quick-looks of condition in Africa and Central Asia.

Please follow the @NASA_LIS Twitter feed. NASA's LIS (Land Information System) software framework is used for the LDAS datasets at NASA/GSFC. 

Users interested in the NCA-LDAS datasets are encouraged to join the LDAS User Mailing List for updates on new data releases.