Global Weather Hazards Summary: January 24 – 30, 2020

Dryness persists in parts of Zimbabwe and Mozambique despite heavy rain and f ooding across southern Africa

1. Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue over western Angola next week, increasing the risk for flooding.

2. …

Global Weather Hazards Summary: January 24 – 30, 2020

Dryness persists in parts of Zimbabwe and Mozambique despite heavy rain and f ooding across southern Africa

1. Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue over western Angola next week, increasing the risk for flooding.

2. …

South Africa Officials on ‘High Alert’ for Coronavirus

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s health ministry says it is on high alert for possible coronavirus patients at the continent’s busiest airport.

No cases have been reported in the country as of Thursday, of the swift …

Special Report: Dry conditions for 2019-2020 season expected to continue across portions of Southern Africa (Updated January 17, 2020)

Highlights:

The 2019-20 main season in Southern Africa started with a timely onset of the rains followed by erratic and below-average rainfall from mid-October to mid-December in the central and southern parts of the region.…

Cameroon’s Anglophone Separatists Turn to Infighting

YAOUNDE – Clashes between separatist groups in Cameroon have killed at least six fighters, with one of the groups allegedly abducting close to 40 rebels of another camp. Separatist leaders have blamed the clashes on …

Cameroon’s Anglophone Separatists Turn to Infighting

YAOUNDE – Clashes between separatist groups in Cameroon have killed at least six fighters, with one of the groups allegedly abducting close to 40 rebels of another camp. Separatist leaders have blamed the clashes on …

Weekend Attack an effort to Intimidate Humanitarian Actors

On 18 January, non-state armed groups stormed a humanitarian facility in Ngala town, some 124 kilometers from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state. Although all United Nations humanitarians in the facility � including three IOM …

Weekend Attack an effort to Intimidate Humanitarian Actors

On 18 January, non-state armed groups stormed a humanitarian facility in Ngala town, some 124 kilometers from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state. Although all United Nations humanitarians in the facility � including three IOM …

Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease – External Situation Report 76

Date of issue: 21 January 2020

Data as reported by: 19 January 2020

1. Situation update

From 13 to 19 January 2020, 15 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) were reported from North …