Overall Red alert Drought for Southern Africa-2018
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NORVEGIA 30 min Incendi al sud: centinaia di evacuati Le fiamme sono ancora fuori controllo e i forti venti potrebbero provocare la loro diffusione

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:26:00 +0200tio (it)

OSLO - Centinaia di persone hanno dovuto lasciare le loro case in Norvegia per gli incendi boschivi che si stanno sviluppando nel sud del paese scandinavo, secondo quanto riferisce la Bbc. La polizia, ancora incerta sull'origine dei roghi, ha avvertito che le fiamme sono ancora fuori controllo e i....

How do cow herders spot water in the Sahara? With satellites, of course.

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:09:00 +0200technologyreview (en)

For most of his 50 years, Abdoul Ag Alwaly, a cattle herder in northern Mali, used the same way of finding water for his cows. He would pay a motorcyclist or camel driver to roam the desert surrounding the city of Gao and check the levels of scattered creeks and wells.

Italia nel ciclone, allerta meteo. "Megaponte, in due milioni cancellano la partenza"

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 04:47:00 +0200quotidiano (it)

Roma, 23 aprile 2019 - Italia nel ciclone. Il maltempo , che ieri ha colpito il Sud si è spostato al Centro Nord, con un carico di pesanti piogge e neve sulle Alpi. Le previsioni meteo annunciano ancora forti venti di Scirocco. Agitati i mari. Domani, secondo le mappe 3bmeteo e ilMeteo.it, ancora brutto tempo al Nord .

Be prepared

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 04:22:00 +0200inquirer (en)

But the capital region was jolted nonetheless by the alarming shaking that caused tall buildings to visibly sway, reminding the public that a potentially much stronger quake — the “Big One” — can strike the metro and its environs. A 2004 Earthquake Impact Reduction Study for Metropolitan Manila by....

Latest updates on humanitarian situation in Somalia

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:43:00 +0200mareeg (en)

Figures for people targeted and reached may include double counting as individuals often receive aid from multiple cluster. Contributions had been recorded based on the exchange rate when the cash was received, which may differ from the Certified Statement of Accounts that records contributions based on the exchange rate at the time of the pledge.

Previsioni meteo, maltempo e allerta Protezione Civile. 25 aprile: Italia divisa in due

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:00:00 +0200247libero (it)

Roma, 23 aprile 2019 - Italia nel ciclone. Il maltempo , che ieri ha colpito il Sud si è spostato al Centro Nord, con un carico di pesanti piogge e neve sulle Alpi. Le previsioni meteo annunciano ancora forti venti di Scirocco. Agitati i mari. Domani, secondo le mappe 3bmeteo e ilMeteo.it, ancora brutto tempo al Nord .

Hurricane Aftermath Leaves Florida with Years of Major Wildfire Threat

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:39:00 +0200scientificamerican (en)

The surging seas and vicious winds that Hurricane Michael unleashed on the Florida Panhandle last October have long since died down. Yet the scars left by the strongest storm ever to strike the region have ramped up the risk of another type of natural disaster for years to come: across millions of....

With Widespread Deforestation, North Korea Faces an Environmental Crisis

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:43:00 +0200scientificamerican (en)

North Korea holds a Tree Planting Day every March. The question is whether it helps regreen a largely denuded nation whose people face food shortages, deadly natural disasters and bitterly cold winters. The public holiday began in 1946 when North Korea was under direct Soviet rule.

With Widespread Deforestation, North Korea Faces an Environmental Crisis

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:36:00 +0200agenparl (en)

North Korea holds a Tree Planting Day every March. The question is whether it helps regreen a largely denuded nation whose people face food shortages, deadly natural disasters and bitterly cold winters. The public holiday began in 1946 when North Korea was under direct Soviet rule.

Pakistan vs the environment

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:07:00 +0200pakobserver (en)

Abdullah Gauhar Malik. AS we step into the months of April and May, the weather changes from blissful winds to the scorching heat and there is a sense of irritability all around. With every passing year, we set a record for having the highest temperature in more than a decade or often even a century.

What climate change means for investors, according to Jeremy Grantham

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:54:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

As floods raged in the Midwest U.S., Australia experienced extreme heat, and a cyclone ravaged Mozambique , Grantham, 81, shared his latest thoughts about climate change, as well as his views about the currency and stock markets. Read the following edited excerpts for more.

Extreme weather continues to batter USA this year: Is global warming to blame?

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 22:53:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Tornadoes in the South, floods and snow in the Midwest, crazy heat in Alaska. What's going on with the extreme weather this year? Most of it is par for the course, experts say, because we live in the nation with the world's wildest weather extremes: No other country on Earth has the USA's ferocious....

AT&T made an incredibly detailed map of where climate change will damage its infrastructure

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:55:00 +0200fastcompany (en)

By the middle of the century, as climate change progresses, extreme flooding is likely to increase across some southeastern U.S. states. AT&T, which has to deal with the immediate aftermath of any storm when phone service goes out, now knows where flooding is more likely–down to the level of each neighborhood.

Extreme weather continues to batter U.S. this year: Is global warming to blame?

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:51:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Tornadoes in the South, floods and snow in the Midwest, crazy heat in Alaska. What's going on with the extreme weather this year? Most of it is par for the course, experts say, since we live in the nation with the world's wildest weather extremes: No other country on Earth has the USA's ferocious....

Extreme weather continues to batter U.S. this year: Is global warming to blame?

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:39:00 +0200azcentral (en)

Tornadoes in the South, floods and snow in the Midwest, crazy heat in Alaska. What's going on with the extreme weather this year? Most of it is par for the course, experts say, since we live in the nation with the world's wildest weather extremes: No other country on Earth has the USA's ferocious....

Somalia: Somalia Humanitarian Fund Annual Report 2018

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:12:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Figures for people targeted and reached may include double counting as individuals often receive aid from multiple cluster. Contributions had been recorded based on the exchange rate when the cash was received, which may differ from the Certified Statement of Accounts that records contributions based on the exchange rate at the time of the pledge.

Zim mulls weatherproof structures in Idai aftermath

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 12:27:00 +0200zimbabwesituation (en)

Sunday Mail Reporter. The battle between man and Mother Nature is as old as civilisation itself. However, there are countries such as Japan, Mozambique and Madagascar that have often been disastrously caught up in this formidable battle, through which nature often always wins.

Mozambique: ECHO Factsheet – Southern Africa and Indian Ocean (Last updated 07/04/2019)

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:01:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Introduction. Cyclones, floods, and disease outbreaks continue to plague the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region. At the start of 2019, almost 11 million people in the region face food shortages. In addition to providing life-saving aid when disasters hit, and helping those affected recover in....

Zimbabwe: governo, economia paese e' cresciuta del 4 per cento nel 2018 (2)

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 14:24:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Harare, 12 apr 14:04 - (Agenzia Nova) - "Lo Zimbabwe sta affrontando profondi squilibri macroeconomici, con ampi deficit fiscali e significative distorsioni nei mercati valutari e in altri mercati, che ostacolano gravemente il funzionamento dell'economia", ha detto Gene Leon, leader del team dell’Fmi che ha seguito il dossier.

Mozambico: Fao avvia distribuzione kit e sementi ad agricoltori colpiti dal ciclone Idai (2)

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:43:00 +0200agenzianova (it)

Roma, 12 apr 11:23 - (Agenzia Nova) - L'agricoltura di sussistenza è cruciale per l'economia e la sicurezza alimentare del Mozambico, dove oltre l'80 per cento della popolazione dipende dall'agricoltura per i propri mezzi di sostentamento e circa il 99 per cento di questi sono piccoli agricoltori.

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