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Africa climate change report reveals heat rising north and south, Sahel getting wetter

On Oct 27, 2020
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Africa has been warming progressively since the start of the last century, and in the next five years, northern & southern Africa are set to get drier and hotter, while the Sahel region of Western Africa will get wetter. #StateofClimateAfrica from @WMO⤵️ https://t.co/yRTjzHbH92
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Africa needs to prepare better for climate change by responding to a wide range of potential risks, a multi-agency report led by the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Monday, the first in a series of continent-by-continent assessments.

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On Oct 27, 2020
@UNEP shared
Africa has been warming progressively since the start of the last century, and in the next five years, northern & southern Africa are set to get drier and hotter, while the Sahel region of Western Africa will get wetter. #StateofClimateAfrica from @WMO⤵️ https://t.co/yRTjzHbH92
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Africa climate change report reveals heat rising north and south, Sahel getting wetter

Africa climate change report reveals heat rising north and south, Sahel getting wetter

Africa needs to prepare better for climate change by responding to a wide range of potential risks, a multi-agency report led by the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on ...

Hazard warnings must reach the last mile, metre - and bucket

Hazard warnings must reach the last mile, metre - and bucket

The Second Multi-Hazard Early Warning Conference has opened at World Meteorological Organization headquarters with calls for more impact-based warnings that reach the most vulnerable as ...

Cyclone Idai: After the floods, the famine. And then more of the same

Cyclone Idai: After the floods, the famine. And then more of the same

With the world getting hotter, and governments largely failing to take climate change seriously, natural disasters will become the new normal

Mozambique cyclones a ‘wake-up call’ to boost resistance: UN weather agency

Mozambique cyclones a ‘wake-up call’ to boost resistance: UN weather agency

The havoc caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth across Mozambique is “a wake-up call” for vulnerable countries “to build resistance" against further high-impact tropical storms, coastal ...

Climate Change is Threatening the Survival of Farmers in Mozambique

Climate Change is Threatening the Survival of Farmers in Mozambique

Farmers like Rosa Fobra face unpredictable weather, inconsistent harvests, intense heat, and killer cyclones. Rosa Fobra, 65, lives with four of her seven children in Munhava Matope, one of ...

Tropical Cyclone Idai hits Southern Africa: MSF responds in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi

Tropical Cyclone Idai hits Southern Africa: MSF responds in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is responding after Tropical Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique and other parts of Southern Africa.

Africa Report on Internal Displacement, 2019

Africa Report on Internal Displacement, 2019

There were 16.8 million people living in internal displacement as a result of conflict and violence in Africa as of the end of 2018. More recently, however, communal clashes have reignited ...

Extreme weather impacted 62 million people last year, says WMO

Extreme weather impacted 62 million people last year, says WMO

As the impacts of Cyclone Idai continue to grow in south-eastern Africa, the global agency says extreme weather is worsening hunger and conflict

'Tragic showcase' of how climate change could affect world's poorest

'Tragic showcase' of how climate change could affect world's poorest

"Upside down" are the only words Manush Albert Alben has to describe life after the powerful Cyclone Idai.

How does the World Bank initiate a rapid response to climate-related disasters?

How does the World Bank initiate a rapid response to climate-related disasters?

In less than 6 weeks between March and April 2019, Mozambique was affected by two major cyclones which caused extraordinary levels of impact in the poorest provinces of the country.

MSF's response in southern Africa in the wake of devastating Cyclone Idai

MSF's response in southern Africa in the wake of devastating Cyclone Idai

MSF teams are working across Malawi, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe.

Mozambique: UNDP mobilizes 1 million in emergency funding, as early recovery phase begins

Mozambique: UNDP mobilizes 1 million in emergency funding, as early recovery phase begins

Less than two weeks after tropical cyclone Idai made landfall in Mozambique, and as search and rescue operations are ending, the United Nations has launched a 3 months humanitarian funding ...

Devastation and Displacement: Unprecedented Cyclones in Mozambique and Zimbabwe a Sign of What’s to Come?

Devastation and Displacement: Unprecedented Cyclones in Mozambique and Zimbabwe a Sign of What’s to Come?

Cyclones Idai and Kenneth devastated Mozambique and Zimbabwe in March and April 2019. The cyclones demonstrate an ugly truth: climate change will affect Africa more severely than any other ...

When Is Climate Change Just Weather? What Hurricane Dorian Coverage Mixes Up, On Purpose.

When Is Climate Change Just Weather? What Hurricane Dorian Coverage Mixes Up, On Purpose.

Recent scientific assessments provide the latest understandings of hurricanes and climate change. Unfortunately, much of what you read in the media often ignores these assessments, in favor ...

Cyclone Idai’s devastating impacts highlight the importance of overseas aid from rich to poor countries

Cyclone Idai’s devastating impacts highlight the importance of overseas aid from rich to poor countries

Bob Ward argues that the disastrous effects Cyclone Idai on Mozambique has shown the crucial importance of rich countries providing financial support to poor countries, to help them become ...

Cyclone Idai 2019

Cyclone Idai 2019

Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall near Beira City in central Mozambique in the early hours of 15 March 2019, leaving extensive destruction in its wake. The system also brought heavy rains ...

Tunisia: Record rainfall causes deadly floods

Tunisia: Record rainfall causes deadly floods

At least four killed as torrential rains lash the north African country, flooding roads and damaging property.