Tag: disasters

OPINION
Rwanda floods: The not-so-visible hand of wealthy nations 

Rwanda floods: The not-so-visible hand of wealthy nations 

Inaction on climate injustices is fomenting the worst for vulnerable communities across parts Africa where the climate change effects increasingly worsened to levels mitigation or adaptation alone cannot prevent. 

AFRICA
Govts in Africa mull migration policy changes to cater for climate refugees

Govts in Africa mull migration policy changes to cater for climate refugees

The delegates at PAFOM want revision of the conventions to address the normative gap in the refugee laws.  Besides, the costs of these disasters in terms of loss of lives, property, asset and livelihoods losses, and infrastructure damages remain undercounted and uncompensated.

AFRICA
ALERT: Rains cause temporary closure of key upcountry road

ALERT: Rains cause temporary closure of key upcountry road

Reports indicate that river Nyabarongo overflowed Wednesday following heavy rains, rendering a section of the road between Districts of Ngororero and Muhanga impassable.