Overall Orange alert Drought for South-east Africa-2019
in Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland, South Africa

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Due milioni di persone hanno urgente bisogno di cibo

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 03:06:00 +0200interris (it)

sei mesi dall’impatto devastante del ciclone Idai su Mozambico, Malawi e Zimbabwe Nazioni africane dove oltre mille persone hanno perso la vita la popolazione colpita dall’emergenza è sull’orlo della carestia mentre la risposta umanitaria, richiesta dalle Nazioni Unite, è finanziata per meno della metà .

Eight months’ drought hits over 782,000 in North and East

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 22:31:00 +0200dailynews-lk (en)

Even as the Meteorological Department warned yesterday of more heavy rain and possible floods in southern parts of the island, the Disaster Management Centre drew attention to the continuing months-long drought prevailing in much of the North and north-central and eastern regions severely affecting an estimated 782,000 people.

Mozambico, a 6 mesi dal ciclone Idai costretti a mangiare piante selvatiche, la denuncia di Oxfam Rai News

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 16:19:00 +0200msn-it (it)

A sei mesi esatti dall'impatto devastante del ciclone Idai su Mozambico, Malawi e Zimbabwe - in cui oltre mille persone hanno perso la vita - la popolazione è sull'orlo della carestia mentre la risposta umanitaria, richiesta dalle Nazioni Unite, è finanziata per meno della metà.

Cyclone Idai 6 Months on: CARE Issues Dire warnings as Studies Show 41 Million Face Hunger in Southern Africa

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 16:39:00 +0200care (en)

BEIRA (September 12, 2019) - A combination of natural disasters made worse by climate change, funding shortfalls and weak economies across southern Africa has increased food insecurity by 28 percent, new findings have revealed. Six months since the devastating Cyclone Idai struck three southern....

'Our land is no use any more': India's struggle to save its farms

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:33:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

Gurugram, India - The modern highway leading from Gurugram, a technology and business hub south of the Indian capital New Delhi, cuts through swaths of empty lots - land that once contained fertile green fields, but which is now mostly barren and dotted with cranes towering over unfinished buildings.

'Our land is no use any more': India's struggle to save its farms

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 14:44:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Gurugram, India - The modern highway leading from Gurugram, a technology and business hub south of the Indian capital New Delhi, cuts through swaths of empty lots - land that once contained fertile green fields, but which is now mostly barren and dotted with cranes towering over unfinished buildings.

330 million people in India were affected by drought in 2015-16: UN report

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 19:19:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

Experts released scientific inputs into how drought can be managed through better preparedness and tracking drought vulnerability of communities at the ongoing 14th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

MIL-OSI Global: We built an app to detect areas most vulnerable to life-threatening haze

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 06:10:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

– By Tianjia Liu, PhD Candidate in Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University. Forest and land-use fires are ravaging Indonesia’s Sumatra and Kalimantan islands. Haze from these fires threatens lives as inhaling smoke can cause heart and respiratory diseases, leading to premature deaths.

Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate Adaptation

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 03:20:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Following are statements by Commissioners and the Managing Partners: High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: “Today, climate crisis affects countless lives and the enjoyment of a range of human rights. Ultimately, it threatens human survival.

Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate Adaptation

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 02:13:00 +0200wri (en)

Following are statements by Commissioners and the Managing Partners: High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: “Today, climate crisis affects countless lives and the enjoyment of a range of human rights. Ultimately, it threatens human survival.

Nell’Australia orientale ci sono decine di incendi boschivi fuori controllo

Sat, 07 Sep 2019 10:44:00 +0200ilpost (it)

In Australia i vigli del fuoco sono al lavoro da diversi giorni per contenere decine di incendi boschivi, che hanno causato la distruzione di una ventina di abitazioni lungo la costa orientale del paese. Tra gli stati del Queensland e del New South Wales sono stati censiti almeno 100 incendi, che si....

Good rainfall forecast cheers parched SADC region

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 09:50:00 +0200zimbabwesituation (en)

September 6, 2019. Sifelani Tsiko Agric, Environment & Innovations Editor. The latest regional rainfall forecast for the 2019-2020 cropping season shows that most SADC countries are likely to receive normal to above normal rainfall, bringing hope and cheer to farmers still reeling from a drought that ravaged most parts in the previous season.

Climate change: is it real ?

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 09:05:00 +0200moi-gov-mm (en)

Of course it is! The climate change is really happening and causing havocs all over the Earth. However, most are oblivious to that. It is very regrettable that some people are even denying it is taking place. The numbers of those deniers are quite small, but the problem is: they include people who....

Climate change: is it real ? 2019/09/06 by Global New Light of Myanmar

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 19:47:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Climate change is an emergency around the world. Graphic Image : BT. Of course it is! The climate change is really happening and causing havocs all over the Earth. However, most are oblivious to that. It is very regrettable that some people are even denying it is taking place.

Sadc must be well prepared to cope with natural disasters

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 08:45:00 +0200zimbabwesituation (en)

September 4, 2019. Kizito Sikuka Correspondent The establishment of vibrant disaster risk strategies is a priority for southern Africa. This is in response to the need to cope and address the effects of climate change — a natural phenomenon that is not only here to stay — but getting worse.

How to create a desert, or not

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 18:58:00 +0200farmindustrynews (en)

Most of us think of desert as an arid country with sand dunes, but that's not really accurate. The truth is that deserts include sizable areas of oceans, lakes, rivers and creeks. The term could also be applied to most crop fields in North America, and to pine forests and many orchards.

India facing dilemma of development

Sun, 01 Sep 2019 22:28:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

India is hosting the 14th Conference of Parties on the Convention to Combat Desertification today onwards. A key focus is on using land sustainably, also the focus of a recent IPCC report. Globally, the learnings are that every square foot of land has to be treated in ways that are ecologically sound for that location and the local people.

Afghanistan: Afghanistan: Drought and Flash Floods EPoA update n° 2 Emergency Appeal n° MDRAF005

Sat, 31 Aug 2019 10:44:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Summary of current operation and revision made to emergency plan of action: This operation update is issued to inform two and half-month progress on operation activities under emergency appeal. This operations update no. 2 informs on the activities accomplished as per reporting period for the....

Marn advierte 11 días sin lluvia en el oriente del país Las autoridades monitorean una baja presión, efecto del huracán Dorian, que nos podría traer lluvias este fin de semana.

Sat, 31 Aug 2019 09:55:00 +0200elmundo-sv (es)

El Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (Marn) ha informado de un nuevo periodo de sequía al oriente del país que inició desde el 20 de agosto y que hasta ayer ya acumulaba 11 días sin lluvia. Principalmente, la sequía afecta los departamentos de La Unión, en su zona central; el sur de....

Malaysia: Malaysia: Disaster Management Reference Handbook (June 2019)

Fri, 30 Aug 2019 23:01:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Executive Summary. Malaysia is located in Southeast Asia bordering Thailand, Brunei, and Indonesia and consists of 13 states and 3 federal territories.Geographically, it is in a stable region, outside the Ring of Fire and south of major typhoon paths. However, Malaysia is often affected by other....

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