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By Vincent Ogal
Climatechange is one of the most debated topic world over. To some people, the topic is simply a myth and not worth their time, while to others it is a great deal, tothem it is like the world is sitting on a ticking time bomb ready to explodehence worth every sweat and effort put in to create awareness. Personally, Iconcur with the latter based on my own experience in the last few decades Ihave lived on this planet earth. How then does one explain the sudden rise intemperatures, massive droughts, extreme flooding?
MOST-Management of Social Transformation is UNESCO¡¯s only intergovernmental social science programme launched in 1994 to work with governments, social and human science communities and civil societies to organise and promote research networks..
An earthquake or a tremor is the result of a sudden release of energy in the earth's crust that creates seismic waves Wikipedia. Seismicity, of an area refers to the frequency, type and size of earthquakes experienced over a period of time. Earthquakes are measured using observations from seismometers
The World Science Day celebrations were held at College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University on Monday, 10th November 2014. The theme for the day was, ¡®Promoting Quality Science Education: ensuring a sustainable future for all¡¯. The theme is determined by UNESCO General Assembly every year. The event organisers were; College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS) with support from the Uganda National Commission for UNESCO (UNATCOM).
Landslides are common in mountainous areas. Mass wasting on the national scale was assessed by combining the following parameters in ArcGIS model builder
Natural hazards are on the increase at a global scale and Uganda has not been spared either. Since 1990 natural disasters have become more frequent and the most common ones are floods, landslides, droughts, earthquakes/tremors and lightning. This study was aimed at identifying hotspots for natural disasters and also provides more information and recommendations on how they can be reduced.