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European Union (EU)

EU provides funding to help Somalis hit by severe drought

The EU has provided 140,000 U.S. dollars in humanitarian funding to assist families severely hit by drought in Somalia. The EU said...
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Namibian prison donates wheat amid severe drought

A medium-security prison in northeast Namibia donated 4,000 bags of wheat on Friday to the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare. ...

Severe drought uproots over 3,000 Somalis daily

A global charity said Wednesday over 3,000 Somalis are fleeing daily due to a severe drought which is ravaging several parts of Somalia. ...
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Severe drought displaces 135,000 people inside Somalia

Severe drought has displaced more than 135,000 people inside Somalia since November 2016 as the number keep on growing, the UN refugee agency said...
Photo taken on July 21, 2015 shows exposed riverbed in Shanzuizi Village of northeast China's Liaoning Province. The lingering drought in Liaoning has resulted in about 178,200 people lack of drinking water and has affected about 1.15 million hectares of crops. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Over one million people affected by severe drought in Sri Lanka

Over 1 million people have been affected by severe drought in Sri Lanka with authorities warning the numbers could rise in the coming weeks...
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Water dam levels rise in Zimbabwe after severe drought

Average dam water level in Zimbabwe has risen to 58.4 percent from 39.1 percent at the onset of rains in November last year due...

Somali leader appeals for aid amid severe drought

President Mohamud said several parts of Somalia have been affected by drought especially in regions in northern Somalia. "I appeal to the...

Drought worsening in Lesotho, urgent aid needed

The drought has never been seen in the country with two million people, most of whom living on farming, Haretsebe Mahosi, CEO of Lesotho...
Mozambique

Mozambique declares orange alert due to heavy rains north while severe drought south

The Mozambican government's Disaster Management Technical Commission (CTGC) said in the statement that the weather forecast is for 300 millimetres of rain in the...
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South African president pledges water supply amid severe drought

"While approximately 2.7 million households or 18 percent of the total national population are affected by the drought disaster, interventions are in place to...
Photo taken on July 21, 2015 shows exposed riverbed in Shanzuizi Village of northeast China's Liaoning Province. The lingering drought in Liaoning has resulted in about 178,200 people lack of drinking water and has affected about 1.15 million hectares of crops. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Drought-stricken farmers ask for government assistance in South Africa

by Stanley Karombo Most hard-hit farmers in six provinces are asking the government to provide guarantees for new bank loans as summer temperatures soar,...
Photo taken on July 21, 2015 shows exposed riverbed in Shanzuizi Village of northeast China's Liaoning Province. The lingering drought in Liaoning has resulted in about 178,200 people lack of drinking water and has affected about 1.15 million hectares of crops. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Severe drought Sweeps Across the South Africa

Weather forecasters are predicting a record dry season, with water restrictions already in force in parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal provinces. ...
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World leaders should act on climate change now

The issue of climate change has become, as some experts say, ?the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time, responsible for rising seas, raging storms,...