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By Feisal Omar  The Thomson Reuters BAARDHEERE, Somalia, March 15 (Reuters) - It has not rained on Habiba Maow Iman's farm in southern Somalia for two years. Her animals are dead; her crops...
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 ClimSA’21 Forum will be hosted by Kenya and take place virtually on 15, 16 and 18 November 2021. The various and innovative sessions on the first two days will be dedicated to enable...
Climate change and increasingly extreme weather events, have caused a surge in natural disasters over the past 50 years disproportionately impacting poorer countries, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) said...
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...
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.
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...