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The South African government has declared a national state of emergency to deal with the impact of heavy rainfall and flooding in the province of KwaZulu-Natal last week. On 11 and 12 April, between 200 and 400...
Source United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Children and youth under age 30 currently make up more than half the world’s population. They are the ones who will benefit most from reducing disaster risk...
By David Luganda - NECJOGHA The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) has predicted enhanced rainfall for agriculture activities for months of May, April, May rain season in Uganda. The years’ localized...
Climate change is severely affecting communities across Africa, as extreme weather events such as droughts and floods increase in frequency and severity. These communities need support so they can make critical decisions about their lives and livelihoods,...
More than 45,000 people, including 23,000 women and children, are likely to need humanitarian aid, UN children’s agency, UNICEF, said on Thursday.  UNICEF is deploying staff and preparing medical and nutrition...
The tropical cyclone season in the Indian Ocean is now underway. The first named storm, Ana, last week caused heavy rain, flooding and a number of casualties in Madagascar and other southern African countries including Mozambique, Malawi...
The last few days at #COP26 have been all about youth & nature. Take a look at some of the incredible youth activists at the conference in Glasgow, presented by Dianna Cowern (Physics Girl).
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David Attenborough gives his speech at the opening of the world leaders summit at the UN Climate Change Conference 2021 (COP26).