Overall Green alert Drought for Western Syria-2021
in Syria, Turkey

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Datastream18 mins ago The Accelerating Frequency of Extreme Weather

2022-01-13T19:05+0100visualcapitalist (en)

The Accelerating Frequency of Extreme Weather. The world is already witnessing the effects of climate change. A few months ago, the western U.S. experienced one of the worst droughts it’s seen in the last 20 years. At the same time, southern Europe roasted in an extreme heatwave, with temperatures reaching 45°C in some parts.

Dramatic consequences of the climate crisis – the desert is growing

2021-12-23T15:44+0100california18 (en)

Children used to swim in this pool of water. That must have been a nice cool down here in the desert in western Iraq. An underground spring has been feeding the basin and supplying the Rahalija oasis with water for centuries. The residents need it for their households and the palm trees on which they live.

11 Top Causes of Global Poverty

2021-12-22T13:17+0100reliefWeb (en)

Around 8% of the world’s population lives in extreme poverty but do you know why? We look at 11 of the top causes of global poverty. Living on less than $2 a day feels like an impossible scenario, but’s a reality for around 600 million people in our world today.

Deadly flash floods hit northern Iraq

2021-12-17T16:41+0100trtworld (en)

In a country dealing with severe drought, many were caught by surprise as powerful storm waters started surging into their homes before dawn. (Reuters) At least eleven people, including one Turkish person, have died in flash floods which swept through northern Iraq after torrential rains in Erbil.

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