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Uganda

Kasese floods death toll now 11

By John Thawite The district and Uganda Red Cross authorities said the deceased included two students, and Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier, Lothorach Lokwang, attached to the...

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Uganda + 1 more

8 dead as fresh floods hit Kasese

By MISAIRI THEMBO KAHUNGU, ENID NINSIIMA & JOEL KAGUTA At least eight people were feared dead yesterday after floods and mudslides hit parts of Kasese District on the border with the Democratic...

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Global Weather Hazards Summary: May 22 - 28, 2020

Flooding continues along the Juba and Shabelle rivers, while parts of Southern Africa remain dry Spring breeding is expected to increase desert locust numbers in East Africa. Mature swarms are still...

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Angola + 23 more

Southern and Eastern Africa COVID-19 Digest (21 May 2020)

HIGHLIGHTS With Lesotho confirming on 13 May its first case of COVID-19, all countries in Southern and Eastern Africa have now been affected by the pandemic. South Africa confirmed that over 19,000...

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East Africa Flood Scenarios 2020

SUMMARY • After a drier than average period across East Africa until mid 2019, conditions turned sharply to much wetter than average weather. Across vast areas of the region, the last nine months...

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Burundi + 2 more

Supporting Anglican Dioceses After Flooding in East Africa

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting Anglican partners in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Kenya as they provide emergency aid in response to catastrophic flooding earlier...

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Uganda

Worry as more people are displaced by floods

The water and environment ministry recently indicated that the Lake Victoria water level is increasing and that it is likely to surpass the highest mark. KAMPALA - The joint security task force has...

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Angola + 23 more

Southern and Eastern Africa COVID-19 Digest (19 May 2020)

HIGHLIGHTS With Lesotho confirming on 13 May its first case of COVID-19, all countries in Southern and Eastern Africa have now been affected by the pandemic. South Africa confirmed that over 16,000...

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Kenya

Floods kill 11 people in Turkana

In Summary The administrator said that the number of affected families could rise should Turkwel Gorge Dam get filled by flooded River Turkwel due to increased rainfall. Energy Cabinet Secretary...

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