Category: Infrastructure

ECWC commissions Gidabo Irrigation Dam

Jean Marie Takouleu February 22 2019 Ethiopian Construction Works Corporation (ECWC) has completed the Gidabo dam in central Ethiopia. Its putting into service was the subject of a ceremony attended by the Prime Minister. ECWC commissions Gidabo Irrigation Dam©Nataly Reinch/Shutterstock The Gidabo dam in the Oromia region has […]

Socio-Economic Impacts of El Niño

Comprehensive list of recent and historical El Niño / La Niña impacts.  Read Reports to the Nation on our Changing Planet: El Niño and Climate Prediction (PDF), and find more impacts information in the FAQs on El Niñoand La Niña. Global Impacts Global effects of El Niño La Niña and Resources from the IRI Wwind, […]

City bracing for El Niño winter rains

Sandbags, hotlines, clearing drainage channels among efforts By David Garrick | 4:23 p.m. Oct. 13, 2015 | Updated, 10:40 a.m. | Oct. 14, 2015 SAN DIEGO — From extra sandbags at all fire stations to more aggressive clearing of clogged drainage channels, San Diego city officials are gearing up […]