#Drought

  • Article: Nearly 2.3 Million Zambians Face Starvation as a Result of Low Rainfall

    Nearly 2.3 Million Zambians Face Starvation as a Result of Low Rainfall

    By Mwandwe Chileshe|Sept. 2, 2019

    Zambian singer and Global Citizen nutrition champion Esther Chungu went to see the impact firsthand. Read more

  • Article: Plants Around the World Are Struggling to Grow as Atmosphere Dries Up

    Plants Around the World Are Struggling to Grow as Atmosphere Dries Up

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 16, 2019

    This trend will only worsen. Read more

  • Article: Water Crisis Looms Over US States as Global Temperatures Rise

    Water Crisis Looms Over US States as Global Temperatures Rise

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 7, 2019

    New Mexico is the state facing the highest stress on its water supply in the country. Read more

  • Article: 8.7 Million People Need Urgent Food Aid in Somalia and South Sudan

    8.7 Million People Need Urgent Food Aid in Somalia and South Sudan

    By Joe McCarthy|July 31, 2019

    “It is famine-like.” Read more

  • Article: Conflict Forces Cameroon's Drought-Hit Farmers to Become 'Food Beggars'

    Conflict Forces Cameroon's Drought-Hit Farmers to Become 'Food Beggars'

    July 30, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The conflict has left at least 1,850 people dead and more than half a million displaced. Read more

  • Article: Zimbabwe Approaches ‘Meltdown’ as It Hits Economic Hardship and Drought

    Zimbabwe Approaches ‘Meltdown’ as It Hits Economic Hardship and Drought

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 22, 2019

    With inflation on the rise, the country is struggling to cope with food and water shortages. Read more

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

    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

    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