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The World Bank announced today US$6 million in new funding from the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s arm for the poorest countries, to help Djibouti address the threat posed by the locust outbreak and strengthen its preparedness systems. The...
East Africa’s agro-pastoral areas at risk of new wave of desert locusts  Nairobi / Djibouti- Ministers responsible for Agriculture and Livestock of the Member States of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), including representation from Saudi Arabia and Yemen, held...
River lhubiriha in Kasese district in western Uganda has burst it's banks, causing heavy flooding. At least eight people confirmed dead and hundreds displaced in Kasese district. https://twitter.com/ClimateNewsAfr1/status/1263577090500308992?s=20 Kabugho Bwangirini, 80, Agnes Matsika, 23, Felistus Kabugho, 17, Rorontina Masika, 45, Yubu...
National Environment Management Authority inspectors are in southwestern Uganda for an inspection to assess the underlying causes, impacts and possible long term solutions to the floods and landslides in the region specifically in Bundibugyo, Kasese and Isingiro districts.   Lives and...
BY ENID NINSIIMA, Daily Monitor/NECJOGHA  IN SUMMARY In 2013, Kilembe hospital was hit by the first wave of floods that left the hospital in tatters, displaced all the staff, who, to date have been commuting from Kasese Town to Kilembe,...
The coronavirus pandemic hits communities already reeling from the worst locust outbreak in 70 years and record high water levels in Lake Victoria A year of exceptional rainfall, floods and locust outbreaks is decreasing the resilience of vulnerable populations in...
By David Luganda, AFMC/NECJOGHA The rising water level of Lake Victoria, last week broke the record set 56 years ago. According to Eskom, the company managing power generation in the country, the water levels of  Lake Victoria, the biggest water body...
By ENID NINSIIMA & JOEL KAGUTA, Daily Monitor/ NECJOGHA  Residents of Kasese District in western Uganda woke up on Sunday to another wave of flash floods three days after the torrents hit the district when four major rivers burst their...
Exceptionally heavy seasonal rains across East Africa since late April have resulted in widespread floods that caused a heavy loss of life and property, compounding the risks to human health and food security from the COVID-19 pandemic and the...
By MONITOR TEAM Flash floods have again hit Kasese district cutting off Kasese-Fort Portal main road at Nyamwamba Bridge. Several residents in Kasese had a sleepless night after major rivers in the district burst their banks spilling into the communities. By...

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