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UGANDA: Floods hit Nakasongola forcing out hundreds

UGANDA: Floods hit Nakasongola forcing out hundreds

AFRICA, UGANDA
NAKASONGOLA- Flash floods have submerged a section of the Lwampanga Health Centre IV in Nakasongola District , paralysing normal operations at  the maternity unit . Currently, expectant mothers are unable to access antenatal services at the medical centre. The floods have displaced about 717 people in the district and many of them are camping at schools and churches.  Nakasongola District Health Officer, Dr Agaba Byamukama said at the weekend that water from the flooding Lake Kyoga has forced administrators of the health centre to temporarily shift particular services antenatal services to a safer area. “The floods have partly inconvenienced normal service delivery because several families have been displaced and forced to seek shelter in areas that are far from the ...
AFRICA: Climate change takes toll on Zimbabwe’s natural habitat, UN deputy chief observes.

AFRICA: Climate change takes toll on Zimbabwe’s natural habitat, UN deputy chief observes.

AFRICA, ZIMBABWE
The Deputy Secretary-General is in Zimbabwe to attend the 6th Africa Regional Forum on sustainable developmentNEW YORK, United States of America, February 24, 2020/ -- Alongside the human population, Africa’s animals are suffering greatly from the effects of climate change, which United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mahommed saw first-hand on Sunday in Zimbabwe.As global temperatures continue to rise and the world seeks solutions to stem the tide, the deputy UN chief visited Hwange National Park, which, at 14,651square kilometres, is almost half the size of Belgium."We have seen what climate change is doing to our environment and livelihoods”, she said. “We saw how the park is hounded by climate change; the way in which Hwange is hot, the water, and even animal migrati...
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