Flooding

Sinking Land: Man and water collide as floods overtake landing site in Uganda (In Photos)

Ripon landing site continues to experience a reduction in both land area and population due to rising water levels in Lake Victoria. Before the water rose, the landing site was 100 meters from the lakeshore. The water has since covered more than 50 meters of that land.

Sudan, After the Flood (In Photos)

Photographer Roger Anis spends two weeks traveling to villages in Sudan that were devastated by the extreme floods of 2020.

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Kenya: Warning Kibera residents of floods using flags, Whatsapp and Facebook forecasts

A community group in Kibera informal settlement, Nairobi, is warning residents of flood conditions using SMS, Whatsapp, Facebook and radio.

Uganda: Lake Victoria breathes amidst COVID-19 pandemic, recaptures its tributaries

The rising water levels of Lake Victoria have disrupted businesses, destroyed property, and displaced many people living and working by the lake shores in Uganda. It is a double tragedy happening amidst the Covid-19 lockdown.

Addis Ababa builds resilience with clean rivers, public spaces and walkways

By Mekonnen Teshome Tollera Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa (Sheger) was born twice: first, as a crowded city; and then again,

USD $200 million needed to stop flooding in Dar es Salaam’s Msimbazi Basin

By Deusdedith Kahangwa, Dar es Salaam  About three kilometers north of the Tanzania’s State House, which is located along Barack

Braving it all: REGIDESO’s task of supplying and maintaining water infrastructures in Gitega

Regideso, Burundi’s main water supplier, is facing challenges supplying all households in Gitega City due to climate change and the increasing population.

Karangura: Caught up between the dual danger of COVID-19 pandemic and water crisis

Young girls are getting pregnant. Domestic violence is on the rise. These are just some of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and its restrictions in an area where water is scarce, said Kikora Masereka, of Kyahwire zone, Karangura Sub County in Kabarole district of Western Uganda.

In Eastern Uganda, a New Solar-Powered Irrigation Project Helps Farmers Save Wetlands

Farmers in Paliisa, eastern Uganda, are earning hundreds of dollars more every week through a new solar-powered drip irrigation project that allows them to cultivate year-round in lands outside of the wetland.