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Drought and Famine

Drought is one of the most destructive natural disasters in terms of the loss of life, arising from impacts, such as widescale crop failure, wildfires and water stress. Exacerbated by land degradation and climate change, droughts are...
The funding aims to support lives and livelihoods of most severely drought-affected farmers and herders 17/02/2022 Rome - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today welcomed a...

Earth To COP

At the United Nations Climate Change Conference #COP26 in Glasgow (UK), this film was shown at the opening ceremony of the World Leaders Summit. Share with #EarthToCOP and #COP26 to bring the world’s attention to the summit.
By FEWSNEWT Global Weather Hazards SummaryDownload Abnormal dryness was observed across eastern Kenya Last week, above-normal rainfall persisted in eastern Sudan and Ethiopia (Figure 2). Heavy rainfall prevailed over western...
By Judith Akolo and David Luganda Climate scientists drawn from the Greater Horn of Africa sub-region are predicting a drier than usual short rains season that begins in October and ends in December.
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...
Bonn/ New York, 26 February 2021 – UN Climate Change today published the Initial NDC Synthesis Report, showing nations must redouble efforts and submit stronger, more ambitious national climate action plans in 2021 if they’re to achieve the Paris Agreement goal...
https://youtu.be/SShkBJ_RJY4   The first International Day of Clean Air for blue skies is being commemorated around the world, on Monday, following the recognition by the United Nations General Assembly of the importance of clean air for the health and day-to-day lives...
  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...
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...