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Africa under water: heightened ‘mega’ crises

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South Sudan
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OCHA
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Africa contributes the least to global emissions, yet it is being affected by climate change in disproportionate, alarming and life-threatening ways, according to scientists. From Eastern Africa to...

East Africa Seasonal Monitor - September 10, 2020

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World
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FEWS NET
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Key Messages National governments and UNOCHA estimate more than 1.5 million people have been directly affected by sustained, above-average seasonal rains across the region in July and August. Floods...

IDMC Internal Displacement 2020: Mid-Year Update

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World
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IDMC
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Millions of people forced from their homes face dual hardship of COVID-19 Around 14.6 million new internal displacements were recorded across 127 countries and territories between January and June...

2,000 families in fear as Mt. Elgon cracks again

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Uganda
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New Vision
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By Joseph Wanzusi Relatedly, about 900 people from five villages in Bufooto parish, Busano sub-county in Mbale district have been displaced by landslides, following the torrential rains. BUDUDA -...

Crop Prospects and Food Situation, No. 3, September 2020

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World
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FAO
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COUNTRIES REQUIRING EXTERNAL ASSISTANCE FOR FOOD FAO assesses that globally 45 countries, including 34 in Africa, are in need of external assistance for food. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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