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HyCristal along with CHAMNHA and African SWIFT  feature in a showcase of current research on international development and climate change which is supporting the COP26 priorities. The UKCDR showcase which can be downloaded here COP26 Climate Change Research-Showcase-Booklet,  shows some of the outstanding contributions this research is making to delivering impacts in the context of…
As part of the HyCRISTAL Project, the team spent time with some community groups in Kisumu and Kampala talking about their experiences of flooding in the urban areas where they live.  We talked about what happened before, during and after a flood, and how high the waters came and where actually got flooded.  Initially this was to inform our flood modelling, and check the accuracy of our simulations, but listening to their stories, we wanted to do something with the stories they were telling about their real, lived experience of these events.