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By Alinda B. Grace, Radio West/NECJOGHA Kisoro, Kampala - Three bodies were recovered being part of the five people who were swept away by landslides in the southwestern Uganda district of Kisoro. The bodies were recovered on Thursday at Bikokora village,...
Antalya, Turkey - Flash floods cause more than 5,000 deaths worldwide annually, exceeding any other weather-related event. As the global population increases, especially in urban areas, and societies continue to encroach upon floodplains, the need for flash flood early...
Mombasa, Kenya - Heavy rains at the Coast have disrupted transport in major towns as some roads were rendered impassable due to flooding. The weatherman has warned residents to brace for heavy downpour for the next 30 hours. According to Mombasa...
By Frank Lukwago, New Vision/NECJOGHA Bundibugyo, Uganda - A massive landslide following a heavy downpour this afternoon has cut off roads in the western Uganda district of Bundibugyo. According to the Uganda Red Cross, the areas affected include Bundibugyo Town council...
  WASHINGTON, US - Donald Trump has formally started the process of pulling the US out of the landmark Paris Agreement, three years after the deal came into force.  Announcing the withdrawal on Monday, secretary of state Mike Pompeo reiterated the...
By Jonathan Driliga, Arua One FM/NECJOGHA Masindi, Uganda - River Kafu on the Hoima-Kampala Road has burst its banks due to the ongoing heavy rains in the areas causing floods which have washed away gardens in nearby villages in Masindi...
When undisturbed tropical forests are lost the long-term impact on carbon emissions is dramatically higher than earlier estimates suggest, according to a new study. Between 2000 and 2013, about 7 percent of the world’s intact tropical forests were...
Nairobi, Kenya – The Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) has released the weather forecast for November 2019 predicting above average rainfall which may lead to floods and landslides. KMD says that several parts of the country experienced wet weather conditions during...
By Mukasa Kivumbi, Bukedde/NECJOGHA Mukono, Uganda - One person has died and two others  are unaccounted for after being swept by floods at River Ssezibwa at Kyabazaala Village, Mukono District. The officer in-charge of Kateete Police Post , Kasawo Sub-county, Mr...
Montreal, Canada - Earlier last month, Cristiana Pasça Palmer, a former Romanian environment minister, told staff at the secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), where she has been executive secretary since March 2017, she was “at a...

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