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Wet season expected across Eastern Africa (June to September 2020)

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Nairobi, 18 May, 2020: June to September is an important season for Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Uganda. A wetter than usual season is forecasted for western and central Sudan, southwestern Ethiopia, southeastern …

18 May 2020 Read More
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Rethinking Public Health in Eastern Africa in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic? Part 2

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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Current health systems are neither built to meet the impacts …

17 May 2020 Read More
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Desert Locust Prediction 16-30 May

Areas with agro-pastoral farming have the highest risk of locust invading crops. Risk of invasion to crop areas is still high due to winds movement in Ethiopia, Eritrea and Sudan.

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  • Rainfall is in higher than …
17 May 2020 Read More
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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