#Drought

  • Article: The UK Just Announced Its Biggest-Ever Direct Commitment to Tackle Climate Change in Africa
    Environment

    The UK Just Announced Its Biggest-Ever Direct Commitment to Tackle Climate Change in Africa

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 19, 2019

    Africa is responsible for just 3% of global emissions. Yet it’ll be the worst hit by climate change. Read more

  • Article: India's Water Scarcity Crisis Disproportionately Affects Its Poorest Neighborhoods
    Water & Sanitation

    India's Water Scarcity Crisis Disproportionately Affects Its Poorest Neighborhoods

    By Sushmita Roy|July 10, 2019

    Those who can afford it still have access to seemingly unlimited water. Read more

  • Article: A Climate Disaster Takes Place Every Week Around the World, UN Says
    Environment

    A Climate Disaster Takes Place Every Week Around the World, UN Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|July 9, 2019

    Climate-related disasters are estimated to cost $520 billion a year. Read more

  • Article: Ethiopian Children Will Receive Free School Meals Amid Drought
    Food & Hunger

    Ethiopian Children Will Receive Free School Meals Amid Drought

    July 8, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 1 million children in drought-affected areas are coming to school hungry. Read more

  • Article: 'Peace Ambassadors' Ease Water Conflicts in Drought-Prone Kenya
    Water & Sanitation

    'Peace Ambassadors' Ease Water Conflicts in Drought-Prone Kenya

    June 27, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Volunteers are being trained to show rural communities ways to use water more efficiently. Read more

  • Article: A 'Climate Apartheid' Is Right Around the Corner, UN Warns
    Environment

    A 'Climate Apartheid' Is Right Around the Corner, UN Warns

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 25, 2019

    The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights offers a blistering rebuke to governments. Read more

  • Article: India’s 6th Biggest City Is Running Out of Water
    Water & Sanitation

    India’s 6th Biggest City Is Running Out of Water

    By Joe McCarthy|June 20, 2019

    And the country faces a disastrous heat wave. Read more

  • Article: South Korea Gives Major Aid Package to North Korea Amid Hunger Crisis
    Food & Hunger

    South Korea Gives Major Aid Package to North Korea Amid Hunger Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy|June 19, 2019

    In the 1990s, a similar famine killed more than 3 million North Koreans. Read more