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By Andrew Kaggwa, NECJOGHA The meteorological organizations of Kenya and Uganda have warned of strong  winds which may be destructive especially in the Lake Victoria islands and surrounding areas.
On 30June 2021, ARISE Africa met to address how best to strengthen efforts to promote climate resilient infrastructure investments on the continent. This followed the calls to action raised during the 2021Virtual ARISE African Action Festival in a...
IGAD launches Hazards Watch for East Africa by Abubakr A. M. Salih, Erick Otenyo, Marta Baraibar and Viola Otieno East Africa Hazards Watch The East Africa...
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) has organized webinar themed Youth for Climate Action - Voices from East Africa Although climate change affects individuals of all ages, young people...
Extreme weather combined with COVID-19 in a double blow for millions of people in 2020, reveals the State of the Global Climate 2020. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) launched its new report in a joint press conference...
Science journalists are eligible for this award. The AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards, organized by the Kavli Foundation, recognize outstanding reporting for a general audience and honor individuals for coverage of the sciences, engineering and mathematics.
ICPAC launches East African Climate Action awards on the run-up to COP26 Why now? This regional Climate Action Awards aim at giving visibility to local mitigation and adaptation solutions from...
By David Luganda -NECJOGHA Weather and climate services are concerned with providing weather and climate information at a variety of timescales that is tailored, targeted and communicated meaningfully to users. The intention is...
2021 must be the year for climate action – “the make it or break it year,” said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the launch of WMO’s report on the State of the Global Climate 2020 which highlighted accelerating climate change indicators...
Below average rainfall in the Greater Horn of Africa for the start of March Dryness with mostly below average rainfall was recorded over the Greater Horn of Africa (Figure 1)  Scattered little to light...