From May until October 2022, large parts of West Africa experienced large-scale flooding caused by above average seasonal rainfall and water management.
Food crisis in Central Sahel in 2022 driven by chronic vulnerability with uncertain role of climate change
The central Sahel is facing a food security crisis due to the high vulnerability of the population to erratic rainfall.
Climate change-exacerbated rainfall causing devastating flooding in Eastern South Africa
On April 11-12, South Africa experienced catastrophic floods and landslides in the eastern coast of the provinces of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and Eastern Cape (EC) following exceptionally heavy rainfall.
Climate change increased rainfall associated with tropical cyclones hitting highly vulnerable communities in Madagascar, Mozambique & Malawi
Madagascar, Mozambique, Malawi and neighbouring countries suffered severe flooding after a series of tropical storms, including three cyclones, hit the region, starting with storms Ana and Batsirai in January and February 2022.
Factors other than climate change are the main drivers of recent food insecurity in Southern Madagascar
Southern Madagascar (the Grand Sud) is facing a deteriorating food security crisis, exacerbated by exceptionally low levels of rainfall over the last two years. In an area with 90% of the population living below the poverty line, this recent drought has contributed to tens of thousands facing severe famine-like conditions.