#drought

  • Article: Angolan Government Must Address Food Insecurity, Amnesty International Urges

    Angolan Government Must Address Food Insecurity, Amnesty International Urges

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 15, 2019

    An estimated 2.3 million people are food insecure, and nearly half a million are children under 5. Read more

  • Article: Zimbabwe Government Limits Water Access to Once a Week in the Wake of Severe Droughts

    Zimbabwe Government Limits Water Access to Once a Week in the Wake of Severe Droughts

    By Sushmita Roy|July 17, 2019

    Water access in the cities of Harare and Bulawayo, home to 2 million, is now restricted. Read more

  • Article: Chile's Booming Avocado Business Blamed for Water Shortages

    Chile's Booming Avocado Business Blamed for Water Shortages

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 3, 2019

    As drought worsens in the region due to climate change, flaring tensions over lack of water supply. Read more

  • Article: Severe Drought in Somalia Puts 2 Million People at Risk of Starvation

    Severe Drought in Somalia Puts 2 Million People at Risk of Starvation

    From Voice of America|May 29, 2019

    Without emergency aid, the situation could become a major humanitarian crisis, the UN said. Read more

  • Article: Camel Milk Provides Nutrition During Devastating Kenya Drought

    Camel Milk Provides Nutrition During Devastating Kenya Drought

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 16, 2019

    Able to withstand climate change, experts say camels could fight malnutrition in the region. Read more

  • Article: Climate Shocks Could Cause HIV Rates to Rise in Africa

    Climate Shocks Could Cause HIV Rates to Rise in Africa

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 31, 2019

    Teenage girls who grow up in areas hit by harsh drought are more likely to contract HIV. Read more