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By; Jon Henley-The Guardian Countries unable to withstand ecological threats among world’s least peaceful, analysis finds More than 1 billion people face being displaced within 30 years as the climate crisis and rapid population growth drive an increase in migration with...
  By Andrew Kaggwa and David Luganda, NECJOGHA Experts at the just concluded Fifty Sixth Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF56) have predicted a drier than usual spell in the region from October to December. “The consolidated objective climate forecast...
The Network of Climate Journalists of the Greater Horn of Africa (NECJOGHA) is organizing a climate café scheduled for 3.00-5.00pm EAT on Tuesday August 25th, 2020. NECJOGHA comprises of the 11 countries of the Greater Horn of Africa which include Burundi, Djibouti,...
Weather and climate information provided by national meteorological services across East Africa can at times be technical and difficult for non-experts to understand. A working partnership across the region has come up with an ingenious solution: Climate Cafés. In the Greater Horn of...
Geneva, 9 July 2020 – The annual mean global temperature is likely to be at least 1° Celsius above pre-industrial levels (1850-1900) in each of the coming five years (2020-2024) and there is a 20% chance that it will...
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 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...