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East Africa’s rising flood threat

Source(s):  Science and Development Network (SciDevNet)

Episode 31

About six million people were affected by floods in 2020, from Rwanda to South Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania and beyond. Flooding can lead to disease outbreaks, such as cholera, and damage livelihoods, crops and the environment.

Why have floods become so bad in East Africa, and what can be done to prevent them?

Africa Science Focus reporter Njenje Chizu speaks to Sally Tembo from the Environmental and Public Health Union of Zambia, environmental health technologist Henry Zimba and Robert Chimambo from the Zambian Climate Change Network.

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  • Publication date 03 Mar 2021

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