Overall Red alert Drought for Eastern Africa-2019
in Kenya

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World: Drought, Disease and War Hit Global Agriculture, Says U.N.

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 16:53:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

by the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says that shortages of grain and other foodstuffs have left people in 41 countries — 31 of them in Africa — in need of handouts. “Ongoing conflicts and dry weather conditions remain the primary causes of high levels of severe food insecurity,....

Climate coalition countries vital

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 06:40:00 +0200newsday (en)

guest column Peter Makwanya. ALTHOUGH each country has context-specific climate challenges, it is important to approach the challenges in their localities, first and foremost, but it is also significant to approach these climate challenges in the framework of the regional community grouping, such as....

Grandine, Coldiretti Biella Vercelli: “Gravi danni, agricoltori sotto shock”

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 16:02:00 +0200newsbiella (it)

Nella notte di sabato un violento temporale, conseguenza delle alte temperature di questi giorni, ha colpito il vercellese. Ad essere maggiormente colpita è stata una fascia a Sud e Sud Ovest di Vercelli , dove chicchi di grandine del diametro di 5 cm sono scesi in pochi minuti con grande violenza.

Copernicus: un anno di inondazioni, un anno di siccità

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 04:45:00 +0200euronews-it (it)

Il quarto agosto più caldo di sempre. Secondo i dati forniti dal lo scorso mese di agosto 2018 è stato il quarto più caldo mai registrato. La copertura di ghiaccio marino è stata al di sotto della media in entrambe le regioni polari. L'Europa settentrionale, l'Australia e l'Africa meridionale erano particolarmente aride.

Rischio incendi boschivi

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 04:20:00 +0200protezionecivile (it)

Il 30% della superficie del nostro Paese è costituito da boschi, caratterizzati da un’ampia varietà di specie che nel corso dei millenni si sono adattate alla straordinaria variabilità dei climi, da quelli subaridi dell’estremo sud della penisola a quelli nivali dell’arco alpino.

El Niño aumenta riesgo de huracanes

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 04:17:00 +0200cuartopoder (es)

El fenómeno de El Niño es el responsable de las intensas precipitaciones que se han presentado en las últimas semanas en el centro, sur y poniente de Yucatán, pero también genera condiciones climáticas atípicas en el oriente, donde las lluvias han sido escasas a diferencia de otros años y también....

Rapporto Fao: guerre e cambiamenti climatici aggravano l’insicurezza alimentare nel mondo

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 10:20:00 +0200greenreport (it)

“Crop Prospects and Food Situation” pubblicato dalla Fao, «I conflitti in atto e le condizioni di tempo asciutto restano le cause principali degli elevati livelli di insicurezza alimentare grave, che impediscono a milioni di persone la disponibilità e l’accesso al cibo».

Aumenta riesgo de huracanes en el Atlántico por fenómeno "El Niño"

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 04:12:00 +0200elmanana (es)

MÉRIDA, Yuc.- El fenómeno de El Niño es el responsable de las intensas precipitaciones que se han presentado en las últimas semanas en el centro, sur y poniente de Yucatán, pero también genera condiciones climáticas atípicas en el oriente, donde las lluvias han sido escasas a diferencia de otros....

Conflitti e condizioni meteo avverse aggravano il fabbisogno alimentare

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 16:08:00 +0200meteoweb (it)

Secondo il rapporto “ Crop Prospects and Food Situation ” (Prospettive dei raccolti e situazione alimentare) diffuso oggi, i conflitti in atto e le condizioni di tempo asciutto restano le cause principali degli elevati livelli di insicurezza alimentare grave, che impediscono a milioni di persone la disponibilità e l’accesso al cibo.

Conflitti protratti e condizioni climatiche avverse aggravano il fabbisogno alimentare

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 15:43:00 +0200fao-it (it)

4 luglio 2019, Roma - Secondo il rapporto " Crop Prospects and Food Situation " (Prospettive dei raccolti e situazione alimentare) diffuso oggi, i conflitti in atto e le condizioni di tempo asciutto restano le cause principali degli elevati livelli di insicurezza alimentare grave, che impediscono a....

Tropical Depression ‘Mun’ a Welcome Shower After Drought: Expert, Farmers

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 14:12:00 +0200pattayatoday (en)

BANGKOK — The state weather department has officially warned that a tropical depression in China will affect Thailand – but there’s no cause for alarm, a weather expert says. The Thai Meteorological Department released a notice today advising that Tropical Depression Mun will hit dozens of....

Thailand: Tropical depression ‘Mun’ a welcome shower after drought: expert, farmers

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 09:33:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

By Asaree Thaitrakulpanich, Staff Reporter. BANGKOK — The state weather department has officially warned that a tropical depression in China will affect Thailand – but there’s no cause for alarm, a weather expert says. The Thai Meteorological Department released a notice today advising that Tropical....

Southern Africa: Tanzania unlikeliest saviour in SADC maize crunch

Sat, 29 Jun 2019 11:04:00 +0200ippmedia-en (en)

The country is set to sell 700 000 tonnes of the staple maize food to Zimbabwe, which is enduring reduced yields after the Cyclone Idai ravaged crops when it made landfall in March. Tanzania is also exporting 1 million tonnes of maize to Kenya , which is experiencing yet another drought.

Here's the worst case scenarios for London and climate change

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 17:07:00 +0200getwestlondon (en)

This week we've had thunderstorm warnings in London as well as soaring temperatures expected for the weekend. The fear is this bizarre weather isn't down to an odd year but is instead the new normal. The United Nations warned us last year that we have 12 years to drastically change the amount of....

Water management needs to be a priority

Thu, 27 Jun 2019 13:26:00 +0200fginsight (en)

Replenishment. While there has been rainfall this spring, it has not been enough to replenish water supplies and soils. The past winter saw below average rainfall for almost the entire country (compared to a 1981-2010 average), giving soils and water storage facilities little ability to replenish.

FEATURE-Deadly clashes over cattle continue in Nigeria despite grazing ban

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 14:09:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Kelechukwu Iruoma. MAKURDI, Nigeria, June 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When the ambulances drove into the square in Makurdi city carrying more than 70 coffins, the air filled with the sound of weeping as hundreds of people waited for their loved ones to be buried.

Deadly clashes over cattle continue in Nigeria despite grazing ban Kelechukwu Iruoma

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:49:00 +0200trust (en)

Climate-driven drought and agricultural expansion are increasing fights over grazing land - but restrictions may not be helping, experts say. By Kelechukwu Iruoma. MAKURDI, Nigeria, June 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When the ambulances drove into the square in Makurdi city carrying more than 70....

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Sun, 23 Jun 2019 06:46:00 +0200timescolonist (en)

“No,” she said. “What’s ‘rain’?” I slapped my forehead. Of course! It really has been that long since the South Island saw precipitation. For young people rain is just a fading memory, or perhaps the stuff of dubious legend like unicorns, pay phones or walking to school unescorted.

When the rain comes, will we be ready for it?

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 05:09:00 +0200timescolonist (en)

“No,” she said. “What’s ‘rain’?” I slapped my forehead. Of course! It really has been that long since the south Island saw precipitation. For young people rain is just a fading memory, or perhaps the stuff of dubious legend like unicorns, pay phones or walking to school unescorted.

<p>AVREMO UN DESERTO E LO CHIAMEREMO ITALIA &ndash; &ldquo;UN QUINTO DEL NOSTRO PAESE E&rsquo; A RISCHIO DESERTIFICAZIONE&rdquo;, LA PIU&rsquo; MINACCIATA E&rsquo; <span style="color:#FF0000;">LA SICILIA</span> MA TUTTO IL SUD PUO&rsquo; ESSERE COLPITO - L&rsquo;ALLARME SU &ldquo;UNA TRAGEDIA IN....

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 17:55:00 +0200dagospia (it)

desertificazione. Un quinto del territorio nazionale è a rischio desertificazione "a causa dei cambiamenti climatici con prolungati periodi di siccità, ma anche del progressivo consumo di suolo e della mancata valorizzazione dell’attività agricola nelle aree più difficili".

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