Tag: Africa

How El Niño is threatening livelihoods

El Niño-driven drought has already left more than 34 million people hungry in Eastern and Southern Africa, and this is set to double in 2016. ActionAid is helping people in the countries most severely hit by El Niño. We’re giving emergency food to people in Ethiopia, Somaliland, Zimbabwe and Malawi. And […]

El Nino Coming Back?

  (Bloomberg) — La Nina is dead. Long live El Nino? May 10 2018 A weather pattern known as La Nina that has worsened drought conditions across the U.S. Great Plains has faded, according to the U.S. Climate Prediction Center. But it could be replaced late this year by […]

AMCOMET Africa Hydromet Forum 2017

September 12-15, 2017 The inaugural African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET) AMCOMET – Africa Hydromet Forum will bring together representatives from governments, public and private sectors, regional entities, development agencies and civil society to provide strategic insight to improve hydrological, meteorological and early-warning services to achieve climate and […]