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Homes gutted, over 250 displaced as several fires rage across Western Cape, South Africa

Fires destroyed several properties and displaced more than 250 people in the Western Cape on Monday...

South Africa: Response Operations Ongoing Following Flooding in Parts of KwaZulu-Natal Province, as of Jan. 14

Response operations are ongoing in parts of KwaZulu-Natal Province Jan. 14 following heavy rain and associated...

Increasingly Deadly Floods in Africa

As climate change accelerates, Africa finds itself grappling with an alarming surge in the frequency and...

CARP Workshop: “Visioning a Community”

The inaugural Climate Adaptation Research Program (CARP) Workshop is set to be held between 30 October...

Absorbing Climate Shocks and Easing Conflict in Kenya’s Rift Valley

A series of failed rainy seasons in northern Kenya has sharpened competition among herders, farmers and...

Africa Climate Summit 2023

The inaugural Africa Climate Summit, championed by President Ruto aims to address the increasing exposure to...

CLIMATE ISSUES TO WATCH IN 2023: TOWARD COP 28 AND FASTER, MORE URGENT CLIMATE ACTION

When it comes to climate change, 2022 was a split screen: As the world took several...

Conference in Dubai 2023 about climate change (COP 28)

The 28th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP 28) will take place from November...

People, Countries Impacted by Climate Change Also Vulnerable to Terrorist Recruitment, Violence, Speakers Tell Security Council in Open Debate

Some Member States Argue Nexus between Both Crises Unclear, 15-Nation Organ Not Appropriate Forum to Tackle...

Malawi Cholera & Floods Flash Appeal 2023 (Revised in March following Cyclone Freddy) (February - June 2023)

FLOODS: The Tropical Cyclone Freddy weather system brought torrential rainfall to southern Malawi from 12 to 15...

Climate Change and Children: UNICEF calls for a child centered response to the challenges of climate change and environmental degradation.

Put children at the centre of climate change response. Children are the least responsible for climate change...

Namibia commences its reporting process aimed at strengthening policies and measures to climate change adaptation and mitigation

FEBRUARY 16, 2023: The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) in partnership with the United Nations...

New Health-Disaster Online Short Course

  Starting in August 2023, Stellenbosch University in association with the United Nations Development programme will be...

REUNIR: Call for Communication International Symposium

  International scientific symposium on:   Migration, Climate Change, Food Security and  Reslience in the Sahel>>          ...

Climate and Disaster Risk Financing Short Course at Stellenbosch University

  Between 24-27 April 2023, Stellenbosch University and The United Nations Development programme jointly hosted a short...

ANNUAL AFRICA DAY LECTURE ON 31 May 2022

  In line with Africa Day which is on 25 May, Stellenbosch University celebrates the event through various events and opinion pieces published around...

We are excited to announce that PERIPERI U TALKS is back for 2022!

RE-INVENTING DISASTER STUDIES: FOUR CHALLENGES FOR A MORE MEANINGFUL FUTURE Prof JC Gaillard, University of Auckland 10h00 CAT,...

EIGHTH AFRICA REGIONAL PLATFORM FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION: Higher Education Contributions towards a Resilient Africa

  REGISTER TO ATTEND BY CLICKING HERE   EIGHTH AFRICA REGIONAL PLATFORM FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION: Higher Education Contributions...