Global Weather Hazards Summary: January 17 – 23, 2020

Desert locust swarms reach Sudan, Eritrea, and Djibouti, as flooding continues in Zambia and Angola

1. Over the past two weeks flash floods have been reported in Luanda,

Uige, and Cabinda provinces of Angola.

2. …

Zambia: Floods – Flash Update No. 1 (16 January 2020)

HIGHLIGHTS

Heavy rainfall has driven flash and riverine flooding in Zambia, including in areas previously impacted by severe drought.

Gwembe and Siavonga districts in the south are amongst the hardest-hit by the recent rains, while …

Regional overview of the Burundian refugee population: 2019 Burundi Regional RRP as of 31 December 2019

333,554 BURUNDIAN REFUGEES

The above total reflects the refugee population covered by the Burundi Regional Refugee Response Plan and includes Burundian refugees who fled since April 2015, as well as some 37,000 Burundian refugees who …

Regional overview of the Burundian refugee population: 2019 Burundi Regional RRP as of 31 December 2019

333,554 BURUNDIAN REFUGEES

The above total reflects the refugee population covered by the Burundi Regional Refugee Response Plan and includes Burundian refugees who fled since April 2015, as well as some 37,000 Burundian refugees who …

Drought in southern Africa: EU releases over Euros 22 million in humanitarian aid

The European Commission is mobilising a humanitarian aid package of Euros 22.8 million to help address emergency food needs and support vulnerable people in Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The funding comes as large …

ECHO Factsheet Southern Africa and Indian Ocean Last updated 16/01/2020

Climatic shocks, on top of economic and political challenges, continue to affect millions of people in the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region. Because of poor rainfall and failed harvests, extensive areas are currently suffering …

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Southern Africa in throes of climate emergency with 45 million people facing hunger across the region

JOHANNESBURG/LONDON A record 45 million people mostly women and children in the 16nation Southern African Development Community are gravely food insecure following repeated drought, widespread flooding and economic disarray. As the crisis deepens, the world …

World Bank Group Executive Directors Visit Djibouti to Discuss Country’s Development Prospects

DJIBOUTI, A delegation of World Bank Group Executive Directors (EDs) has concluded its visit to Djibouti after gaining a comprehensive perspective of the country’s current development status and future opportunities, with its focus on youth …