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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...
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...
WRITTEN BY:KNA  KBC Channel Traders in Suswa trading center in Narok East Sub Conty are counting their losses after flash floods swept through their business premises destroying property worth millions of shillings. This after a heavy downpour on Tuesday night that...
WRITTEN BY:Hunja Macharia  KBC Channel  West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo has urged the National Government to fast track rehabilitation of roads washed away by floods saying his residents are suffering. Lunyangapuo witnessed fast hand what residents are going through after his...
By Michael J. Ssali — ssalimichaelj@gmail.com Hardly any farmer in Uganda imagined that Covid-19 would affect our activities so much when we first heard about its presence in Asia and Europe only a few months ago. But here we are now,...
 By Estelle Rouhaud, Future Climate for Africa   Science and the Covid-19 crisis The Covid-19 crisis has put a spotlight on the global health science community. Rapid requests for scientific evidence about the virus have spread and health scientists have...
By BBC NEWS  Scientists say global warming could have a catastrophic effect on the planet. Human activities have increased carbon-dioxide emissions, driving up temperatures. Extreme weather and melting polar ice are among the possible effects. What is climate change? The Earth's average temperature...

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