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Kenya + 5 more

Climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa

(Extract) What is DFID doing? Building climate knowledge and capacity DFID is supporting programmes to improve knowledge of the impacts of climate change at the local level in Africa. We were instrumental in facilitating the design of Africa's Climate for Development in…

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News and Press Release
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DFID
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21 Mar 2011
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Mozambique + 18 more

South, West, and North Africa - Disaster Risk Reduction Fact Sheet #1, Fiscal Year (FY) 2009

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA) FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA) BACKGROUND Many countries in Africa are beset by a range of disasters, from complex emergencies to drought, floods, cyclones, and earthquakes. Climate variability, rapid population…

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Situation Report
Source:
USAID
Posted:
21 May 2020
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Kenya + 11 more

Soaring food prices and the rural poor

The prices of basic food commodities have increased rapidly over the past three years. In only the first quarter of 2008, wheat and maize prices increased by 130 percent and 30 percent respectively over 2007 figures. Rice prices, while…

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Analysis
Source:
IFAD
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Angola + 21 more

Health Action in Crises - Highlights No. 183 - 12 to 18 Nov 2007

Each week, the World Health Organization Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights on critical health-related activities in countries where there are humanitarian crises. Drawing on the various WHO programmes, contributions cover activities from field and country offices…

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Situation Report
Source:
WHO
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21 Mar 2011
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Burundi + 11 more

Health Action in Crises - Highlights No. 182 - 05 to 11 Nov 2007

Each week, the World Health Organization Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights on critical health-related activities in countries where there are humanitarian crises. Drawing on the various WHO programmes, contributions cover activities from field and country offices…

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Situation Report
Source:
WHO
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21 Mar 2011
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Uganda + 6 more

Africa floods

Floods across large swathes of east and west Africa have washed away homes, crops and livestock leaving hundreds of thousands in urgent need of food and shelter. While the flood waters are receding in every country aside from Uganda, many…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Christian Aid
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Uganda + 1 more

Worst African floods in decades

Floods affecting up to 17 African countries are reported to be the worst for decades, with 250 lives lost already and more than 600,000 people displaced from their homes. The United Nations estimates that 1.5 million people have been…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Concern
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Uganda + 2 more

La Fédération internationale met en garde contre une possible crise de sécurité alimentaire suite aux inondations qui ravagent l'Afrique orientale et occidentale

La Fédération internationale des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge lance un cri d'alarme concernant l'impact à long terme des inondations en Afrique orientale et en Afrique occidentale. Des pluies torrentielles continuant de se déverser sur un grand nombre…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IFRC
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

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