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Southern Africa: Heavy rains and localized flooding raise concerns about the impact on the cereal crop

Heavy rainfall recorded in December and January (Figure 1) across Southern Africa has caused water-logging and localised crop losses in parts of the sub-region, particularly in Lesotho and across t

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Thu, 17/02/2011 - 10:13
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Guatemala: UN-SPIDER present in CONVERCIENCIA 2009

UN-SPIDER was invited by the Guatemalan Council of Science and Technology to participate in CONVERCIENCIA 2009, which forms part of a strategy to promote the development of science, technology and

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Thu, 27/08/2009 - 18:00
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Monsoon Brings Below-Average Rain to Much of India, Bangladesh

Image shows anomalies in rainfall between July 14 and July 20, 2009. Most of India and Bangladesh are brown, showing that less rain fell than average during the week.

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Wed, 29/07/2009 - 16:20

Intense Rain Floods China and Vietnam – Rainfall Anomaly Shown by Satellite Data

Floods swept across southern China and northern Vietnam in the wake of several days of extreme rain in early July 2009.

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Wed, 08/07/2009 - 23:45