#Drought

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

    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

    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

    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

  • Article: Hundreds of Indian Villages Empty as People Flee Historic Drought

    Hundreds of Indian Villages Empty as People Flee Historic Drought

    By Sushmita Roy|June 13, 2019

    Heatwaves have already caused 36 deaths in the country. Read more

  • Article: 360,000 People on the Brink of Famine After Drought Hits Madagascar

    360,000 People on the Brink of Famine After Drought Hits Madagascar

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 7, 2019

    In the past 20 years, the country has suffered 35 cyclones, eight floods, and five drought periods. Read more

  • Article: Fuel Made From Cotton Seeds Improves Agriculture in Drought-Ridden Kenya

    Fuel Made From Cotton Seeds Improves Agriculture in Drought-Ridden Kenya

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 6, 2019

    The natural fuel alternative is helping farmers navigate the effects of climate change. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Villagers Are Using 'Digital Wells' to Help Cope with Record Drought

    Kenyan Villagers Are Using 'Digital Wells' to Help Cope with Record Drought

    From Voice of America|June 3, 2019

    The project has brought much-needed water closer to home for villagers. Read more

  • Article: Water Restrictions Will Be Enforced in Sydney for the First Time in a Decade

    Water Restrictions Will Be Enforced in Sydney for the First Time in a Decade

    By Madeleine Keck|May 30, 2019

    Sydney uses an estimated 11 billion liters of water a week. Read more