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...
By David Luganda – NECJOGHA The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Climate Predication and Applications centre (ICPAC) has released dates for June, July, August to September 2022 seasonal forecast.  The Sixty-First...
by Snober Abbasi | @snobers | Thomson Reuters Foundation Read Orginal story here: Thomson Reuters Foundation As development challenges become ever more complex during the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for high-quality journalism to shed light...
The South African government has declared a national state of emergency to deal with the impact of heavy rainfall and flooding in the province of KwaZulu-Natal last week. On 11 and 12 April, between 200 and 400...
Are you from the East Africa region and have something to say about the climate? The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Eastern Africa invites submissions for climate-related articles that focus on all sectors....
Source United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Children and youth under age 30 currently make up more than half the world’s population. They are the ones who will benefit most from reducing disaster risk...
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...
By David Luganda - NECJOGHA The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) has predicted enhanced rainfall for agriculture activities for months of May, April, May rain season in Uganda. The years’ localized...
February 19, 2022 8:41 PM - Lisa Schlein GENEVA — A new seasonal forecast for the drought-stricken Horn of Africa shows many parts of the region can expect a good rainy season.
Antananarivo (AFP) – Cyclone Emnati overnight lashed the island nation of Madagascar, still reeling from the impact of another cyclone earlier this month, local authorities said Wednesday. https://youtu.be/HiSUyDHlG8A The cyclone...