Timely dissemination of reliable weather Information is key to reducing disasters- Mushimba

Minister of Transport and Communications Brian Mushimba says the timely dissemination of high quality, accurate and reliable weather information to end users is cardinal in reducing the impact of weather induced disasters. Mr. Mushimba said loss of life and property can be mitigated if weather related information is availed to various communities timely. He bemoaned that Sub Saharan Africa has low adaptive capacity which has led to the region being vulnerable to weather and climate stresses. Mr. Mushimba said this when he officiated at the United Nations Development Programme’s Multi-Country support to Strengthen Climate Information and Resilience Development in Africa workshop.

Lusaka Times
Tuesday 5 December 2017