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Rethinking Climate Change and its Impacts on Health in Eastern Africa in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Part 1

Lead Author: Dr Esther Onyango, Environmental Futures Research Institute at Griffith University, Australia

Contributions by ICPAC Climate Change Technical Working Group

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COVID-19 is a stark reminder of the size of the human ecological footprint …

08 May 2020 Read More
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Desert Locust Prediction 1-15 May

Highest risk areas for Desert Locust invasion based on forecasted climate conditions and existing vegetation suitable for an invasion are outlined below:

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  • The country with most suitable climatic and ecological conditions for invasion is South …
01 May 2020 Read More
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Flood Alert - 10 Days Forecast 21 to 30 April 2020

Flood Alert: Shebele River 

Communities along the Shebele River in Mustahil (Ethiopia) and Beletwein (Somalia) and downstream towns are advised to take precautions due to the high level of flood risk in the coming two …

23 Apr 2020 Read More
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Desert Locust Prediction 16-30 April

The most infested areas are rangelands of Kenya and Ethiopia.

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  • Wind direction, which greatly determine swarm movement, forecasted to be generally southerly (blowing from south to north) in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania.
  • Sudan and …
16 Apr 2020 Read More
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Desert Locust Invasion in Eastern Africa

Lead Authors: Jasper Batureine Mwesigwa and Kenneth Kemucie Mwangi. Contributions by ICPAC Climate Change Technical Working Group

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The 2019–2020 Desert Locust Invasion

Approximately 70% of the rural populations in Sub Saharan Africa rely mainly on …

08 Apr 2020 Read More
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Desert Locust Prediction 15-25 March

Crop season: Highest risk of destruction in South Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Sudan crop areas. Most of the region falls under high risk due to favourable forecasted temperatures and vegetation, suitable for Desert Locust reproduction …

20 Mar 2020 Read More