Overall Orange alert Drought for Western Africa-2019
in Mauritania, Senegal

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Articles about casualties: 3 (0.9%)
Articles in last hour: 0

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Così il climate change rischia di far esplodere l’Africa e il Sahel -

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 05:17:00 +0200ilSole24ore (it)

(Afp) 5' di lettura. Ougadougou (Burkina Faso) - «Piove sempre meno. Servirebbero i fertilizzanti, ma costano troppo. È per quello che la gente se ne vorrebbe andare». Kafando Mouni è un operatore che lavora per il ministero della Salute del Burkina Faso a a Ziniaré, meno di 40 chilometri a nord della capitale Ouagadougou.

World: Finding Our Way in the Age of Climate Change and Migration

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 10:48:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

By António Vitorino, IOM Director General. New York – Global migration dynamics constantly shift and often baffle but one thing is certain: the adverse impacts of climate change are shaping migration patterns everywhere. Millions of people are being displaced by natural disasters and extreme climate....

Finding Our Way in the Age of Climate Change and Migration

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 09:52:00 +0200iom (en)

By António Vitorino, IOM Director General. New York – Global migration dynamics constantly shift and often baffle but one thing is certain: the adverse impacts of climate change are shaping migration patterns everywhere. Millions of people are being displaced by natural disasters and extreme climate....

Finding Our Way in the Age of Climate Change and Migration

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 09:49:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

By António Vitorino, IOM Director General. New York – Global migration dynamics constantly shift and often baffle but one thing is certain: the adverse impacts of climate change are shaping migration patterns everywhere. Millions of people are being displaced by natural disasters and extreme climate....

Millones de jóvenes participan en protesta mundial por el clima

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 19:28:00 +0200televisa (es)

Millones de jóvenes, inspirados por la ambientalista sueca Greta Thunberg, iniciaron este viernes en las calles de varias ciudades del planeta la Semana Mundial de Acción por el Clim a, a fin de aumentar la presión a los gobiernos y exigirles acciones contra la crisis climática.

Senegal: Senegal to Get $22m Drought Pay-Out From AU Agency

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 03:59:00 +0200allafrica (en)

Senegal will receive at least $22 million drought insurance compensation from continental firm, the African Risk Capacity Insurance Company (ARC). ARC, in a press release, said the pay-out will cover losses from crop failures caused by the severe rainfall deficits in the 2019 agricultural season.

Senegal to get $22m drought pay-out from AU agency

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 14:00:00 +0200EastAfrican (en)

Withered maize crop. Senegal will receive at least $22 million drought insurance compensation from continental firm, the African Risk Capacity Insurance Company. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP In Summary. A consortium of international NGOs that collaborates with the government, would receive the balance of $10 million.

Senegal to receive USD22m drought pay-out from AU agency

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 12:56:00 +0200nation-ke (en)

Withered maize crop. Senegal will receive at least USD22 million drought insurance compensation from continental firm, the African Risk Capacity Insurance Company. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP In Summary. A consortium of international NGOs that collaborates with the government, would receive the balance of USD10 million.

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.

Commentary: Droughts and dams are drying up the Mekong river

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 01:07:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

CANBERRA: It has been a bad year for the Mekong. An unusually long period of drought brought water levels to some of the lowest measurements in recent years. Advertisement. There are fears that the drought will have a particularly negative effect on the Tonle Sap River, connecting the Mekong to....

Aussies fear climate impact on food supply

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 23:09:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Most Australians believe climate change is already occurring and fear the impacts on crop production and food supply as a result, a new report reveals. The latest Climate of the Nation report shows Australians are increasingly worried about the impacts of climate change, from extreme weather events,....

Trump mixes nuclear weapons and climate change

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 19:58:00 +0200bangordailynews (en)

We have no shortage of serious global issues to worry about, but nearly all of them are made more threatening by the ominous, double-edged backdrop against which they play themselves out: nuclear weapons and climate change. India and Pakistan are not the first two countries to maintain a long-standing territorial dispute.

MIL-OSI United Nations: Deputy Secretary-General’s opening remarks at UNCCD COP 14 High-level Session [as prepared for delivery]

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 19:44:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

My thanks to the Government of India for hosting this conference and to the Executive Secretary for this opportunity to highlight the unprecedented expectations on your work here. At any other time, I would be here to merely say congratulations on your 25th Anniversary or that securing the Delhi....

La Amazonia en llamas y el azote del huracán Dorian: ¿de verdad estamos ante una catástrofe climática?

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 17:24:00 +0200boliviaentusmanos (es)

Según la NASA, el área que los incendios forestales arrasan cada año en todo el mundo ha caído desde 2003 un 24 %. Con la Amazonia en llamas y el calentamiento global de la Tierra, podría pensarse que "los cuatro jinetes del apocalipsis del cambio climático están llamando a nuestra puerta", escribe el experto Graham Dockery para RT.

Clima, Costa annuncia sostegno a ‘grande muraglia verde’ contro desertificazione

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 16:07:00 +0200teleambiente (it)

Clima. L’Italia darà il suo sostegno al progetto visionario “la grande muraglia verde”, un’opera unica composta da tanti progetti con l’obiettivo di fermare la desertificazione e di riportare alla vita terre e territori. Lo annuncia sulla sua pagina Facebook, il ministro dell’Ambiente, Sergio Costa,....

Incendi boschivi: i resti di vegetazione carbonizzata aiutano a ridurre le emissioni complessive

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 15:11:00 +0200greenreport (it)

Gli incendi nell’Artico – i più vasti mai registrati nell’area – e in Amazzonia e le enormi quantità di CO2 che stanno emettendo stanno causando forti preoccupazioni. Decenni di osservazioni satellitari dimostrano che, mediamente, in un anno gli incendi in tutto il mondo bruciano un’area enorme....

Marshall Islands travel advice

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 15:03:00 +0200gov-uk (en)

Health section and Summary - the Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands has declared a state of health emergency due to an outbreak of Dengue fever; a number of travel restrictions are in place; you should follow advice from the Ministry of Health and Human Services.

UNCCD COP14 HIGHLIGHTS: India will put an end to single-use plastic in the coming years, says PM Modi

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 13:46:00 +0200expressindia (en)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a high-level segment meeting of the ongoing COP14 to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Monday. (Source: ANI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a high-level segment meeting at the gathering at the Conference of Parties (COP14)....

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