Overall Orange alert Drought for Central Asia-2021
in Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

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Les arbres fruitiers des jardins méditerranéens: quelques espèces à découvrir, déguster et, éventuellement, cultiver

2024-04-09T01:14+0200sillonbelge (fr)

D’autres plantes fruitières que l’on rencontre en régions méditerranéennes sont aussi largement répandues dans des zones plus septentrionales, et tendent à « remonter » encore davantage dans le contexte d’un réchauffement du climat, comme la vigne par exemple, et des plantes habituellement cultivées....

2023 Disasters in numbers

2024-04-05T13:47+0200reliefWeb (en)

Executive Summary. In 2023,1 the Emergency Events Database (EM-DAT) recorded a total of 399 disasters related to natural hazards.2 These events resulted in 86,473 fatalities and affected 93.1 million people. The economic losses amounted to US$202.7 billion.

Terrestrial water storage in 2023

2024-04-05T05:55+0200nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

Negative TWS anomalies encompassed much of North America in 2023 (Fig. 1b ). In particular, severe droughts were observed over western and central Canada owing to low snowfall (especially in southern British Columbia), causing TWS anomalies exceeding –20 cm relative to 2002–2023.

Cold wave in Afghanistan kills over quarter-million livestock

2024-04-05T05:01+0200pakobserver (en)

A cold wave in Afghanistan has killed a “devastating” number of over 280,000 heads of livestock since Feb. 25, a UN agency said on Thursday. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said it examined satellite-derived climate data over the period to understand the impact of the cold weather in the war-torn nation.

Cold wave in Afghanistan kills over quarter-million livestock

2024-04-04T16:52+0200tribune (en)

ISTANBUL: A cold wave in Afghanistan has killed a “devasting” number of over 280,000 heads of livestock since Feb. 25, a UN agency said on Thursday. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said it examined satellite-derived climate data over the period to understand the impact of the cold weather in the war-torn nation.

Daybreak March 29: With prices down, farmers cutting back acreage

2024-04-02T00:17+0200agri-pulse (en)

The study — which analyzed Colorado River water use by sector, including indirect water consumption and use of water exported outside of the river’s boundary — also found that around 19% is "consumed through riparian and wetland vegetation evapotranspiration along river courses.

Finally, Rain and Snow in Afghanistan: Will it be enough to avert another year of drought?

2024-03-27T01:06+0100reliefWeb (en)

Kate Clark, AAN Team. The last few weeks have finally seen rain and snowfall in Afghanistan , raising hopes for farmers and herders that this year could be better than the last three drought years. Afghans typically categorise a drought year as one where the low amount of precipitation causes....

Finally, Rain and Snow in Afghanistan: Will it be enough to avert another year of drought?

2024-03-26T19:11+0100afghanistan-analysts (en)

Agriculture is renewed. People are busy sowing crops, wheat, some are even planting trees. Everyone’s busy and happy. A few days ago, I was able to sow barley. The earth is soft and moist and the barley should grow very welI. I hope it will rain again so that we get a good harvest.

MIL-OSI United Nations: Germany renews its investments into Afghan communities and supports keeping children in school

2024-03-26T11:03+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: World Food Programme. KABUL – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of EUR15 million (US$16.4 million) from Germany, through its Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), raising the total German contribution to more than EUR78 million (US$83.

Germany renews its investments into Afghan communities and supports keeping children in school

2024-03-26T09:58+0100wfp (en)

“Germany stands with the Afghan people, and we continue our engagement to help communities stand on their own feet,” said Katharina Spiess, BMZ’s Head of Division “Crisis management, Reconstruction and Transitional Development Assistance. Investments into food-insecure communities and school....

Germany Boosts Afghan Aid, Prioritizes Child Education

2024-03-26T09:58+0100miragenews (en)

KABUL - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of EUR15 million (US$16.4 million) from Germany, through its Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), raising the total German contribution to more than EUR78 million (US$83.1 million) in 2023.

Germany renews its investments into Afghan communities and supports keeping children in school

2024-03-26T09:53+0100reliefWeb (en)

KABUL The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of EUR15 million (US$16.4 million) from Germany, through its Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), raising the total German contribution to more than EUR78 million (US$83.1 million) in 2023.

UNDP: About 79% Of Afghans Lack Access To Clean Water

2024-03-23T10:06+0100menafn (en)

- Khaama Press) The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says Afghanistan grapples with severe water crisis, with nearly 80 percent of the country's population lacking sufficient access to drinking water. On World Water Day, the UNDP announced that almost 79 percent of Afghanistan's population lacks adequate access to water.

UNDP: About 79% of Afghans lack access to clean water

2024-03-23T08:55+0100khaama (en)

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says Afghanistan grapples with severe water crisis, with nearly 80 percent of the country’s population lacking sufficient access to drinking water. On World Water Day, the UNDP announced that almost 79 percent of Afghanistan’s population lacks adequate access to water.

Dove si usa la fame come arma

2024-03-22T11:00+0100editorialedomani (it)

Guerra e fame sono da sempre strettamente connesse, e l’insicurezza alimentare è una delle conseguenze dei conflitti armati che ancora oggi colpisce più duramente chi vive in zone di guerra. Basti pensare che alcune tra le più gravi crisi alimentari in corso nel mondo – in Afghanistan , Myanmar,....

Più di 2 miliardi di persone non hanno accesso all’acqua potabile

2024-03-22T10:00+0100lasvolta (it)

Dei 33 Paesi inclusi nel report, tra cui tra cui Afghanistan , Burkina Faso, Haiti, Madagascar, Myanmar, Sudan, Turchia e Ucraina, il fabbisogno dei fondi per l’acqua nel 2023 ammonta a oltre 3 miliardi di dollari e solo il 36% (pari a 1,1 miliardi di dollari) è stato soddisfatto .

WFP Tackles Hunger From Afghanistan to Zambia on Water Day

2024-03-22T09:55+0100miragenews (en)

In Rubkona, South Sudan, Nyagara Maluit shows of charcoal briquettes made out of carbonized water hyacinths -an invasive species that disrupts waterways and aquatic food systems, exacerbating flooding. Turning them into sustainable fuel helps reduce deforestation. Photo: WFP/Arete/Fredrik Lerneryd. Water on tap is a pipe dream for many.

La Cina fa affari in Afghanistan: dal petrolio alle strade, Kabul nella Via della Seta

2024-03-20T07:01+0100quifinanza (it)

La Cina punta all’ Afghanistan . Pechino vede nel regime dei talebani una possibile svolta nella sua influenza su Kabul, con l’allontanamento dell’occidente dopo la ritirata americana dal Paese. La Belt and Road initiative, quella che in Italia ha preso il nome di “ Nuova via della seta “, ha già....

Ganges, Brahmaputra Among Major South Asian River Basins To Feel Impact Of Climate Change: Report

2024-03-20T04:04+0100outlookindia (en)

According to the report -- "Elevating River Basin Governance and Cooperation in the HKH Region" -- on these three rivers, there is an immediate need for a climate-resilient approach to river basin management. The Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) are the freshwater sources of South Asia and parts of Southeast Asia.

Ganges, Brahmaputra among major river basins to feel climate change impact

2024-03-20T02:55+0100business-standard (en)

According to the report -- "Elevating River Basin Governance and Cooperation in the HKH Region" -- on these three rivers, there is an immediate need for a climate-resilient approach to river basin management. The Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) are the freshwater sources of South Asia and parts of Southeast Asia.

India News | Ganges, Brahmaputra Among Major South Asian River Basins to Feel Impact of Climate Change: Report

2024-03-19T19:46+0100latestly (en)

New Delhi, Mar 19 (PTI) The alarming impact of climate change will be felt on South Asia's major river basins, including the Ganges, Indus and the Brahmaputra, according to a new report. It also noted that critical intersection of anthropogenic activities and shifting climate patterns can spell dire....

Ganges, Brahmaputra among major South Asian river basins to feel impact of climate change: Report

2024-03-19T19:46+0100HindustanTimes (en)

According to the report "Elevating River Basin Governance and Cooperation in the HKH Region" on these three rivers, there is an immediate need for a climate-resilient approach to river basin management. The Hindu Kush Himalayas are the freshwater sources of South Asia and parts of Southeast Asia.

Ganges, Brahmaputra among major South Asian river basins to feel impact of climate change: Report

2024-03-19T19:35+0100devdiscourse (en)

The alarming impact of climate change will be felt on South Asia's major river basins, including the Ganges, Indus and the Brahmaputra, according to a new report. It also noted that critical intersection of anthropogenic activities and shifting climate patterns can spell dire consequences for about a billion people in the area.

La Fao lancia l’allarme locuste: “Con i cambiamenti climatici sciami devastanti fino alle coste del Sud Europa”

2024-03-19T08:02+0100ilfattoquotidiano (it)

Il cambiamento climatico influisce anche sul comportamento delle locuste, afferma un nuovo studio, che punta il dito contro particolari condizioni meteo come venti e forti piogge, capaci di dar vita a devastanti sciami ampi e sincronizzati. Uno scenario già fin da ora apocalittico.

60 die of cold weather in Afghanistan in 3 weeks

2024-03-15T10:48+0100aa-en (en)

ISTANBUL. At least 60 people lost their lives due to freezing temperatures in Afghanistan over the past more than three weeks, Tolo news reported. According to Janan Saiq, spokesman of Natural Disaster Management Ministry, the victims died from cold weather due to heavy snowfall and rain.

Addio papaveri, i nuovi talebani puntano sulla metanfetamina

2024-03-13T01:05+0100lastampa (it)

Dal 2021, quando gli Stati Uniti decisero che l’ Afghanistan non faceva più parte dei loro “interessi’’, è come se una fitta nebbia fosse calata tra il mondo conosciuto e gli abitanti dal Paese tornato talebano. Tendere la mano verso di loro è come tenderla nella nebbia.

Scientists Reveal How to Replenish Earth's Vital Groundwater

2024-03-09T00:30+0100sciencealert (en)

If you stand at practically any point on Earth , there is water moving through the ground beneath your feet. Groundwater provides about half of the world's population with drinking water and nearly half of all water used to irrigate crops. It sustains rivers, lakes and wetlands during droughts.

8 marzo, è tempo della Biennale della Fotografia Femminile

2024-03-08T15:22+0100ilSole24ore (it)

LUISA DORR: 2019-2021. Miriam Estefanny Morales M. 23 (Tefy). Per Teffy lo skate non è solo uno sport, ma anche uno stile di vita: “C’è tantissima discriminazione nei confronti della popolazione indigena Boliviana, ma sono convinta che indossare una pollera mentre faccio skate mi renda un tutt’uno....

Selene Biffi: «Creare opportunità di lavoro per le afghane ha grande impatto su famiglie e comunità»

2024-03-07T16:09+0100lasvolta (it)

L’ Afghanistan è una terra che Biffi ha conosciuto quando era ancora una studentessa universitaria (e volontaria) e che ora rivede con gli occhi di una persona che ha diversi progetti alle spalle, e ne ha in mente altrettanti per il futuro: i prossimi, che partiranno tra marzo e aprile 2024,....

El frío extremo en el oeste de Afganistán pone en riesgo a la infancia que todavía sigue refugiada en tiendas tras los terremotos de octubre

2024-03-06T09:50+0100corresponsables (es)

Durante la noche del 25 de febrero, el oeste de Afganistán , afectado por la sequía, recibió las precipitaciones esperadas pero en forma de fuertes tormentas de nieve. En la semana que ha transcurrido desde entonces, las temperaturas han descendido hasta los -19ºC .

More than half of the world’s great lakes are drying up

2024-03-05T10:50+0100bullfrag (en)

More than half of the world’s major lakes and reservoirs are drying up. A new study based on satellite images, verified that 53% of these water surfaces have been decreasing significantly since 1992. And yes, it’s partly our fault. From the Caspian Sea, located between Europe and Asia, to Lake Titicaca in South America.

Ministry Of Public Health Responds To Concerns Of WFP: Malnutrition Figures Decreased

2024-03-03T11:04+0100menafn (en)

- Khaama Press) The World Food Programme has recently expressed concern over the reduction of aid in Afghanistan , announcing that nearly 4 million mothers and children in Afghanistan are facing malnutrition. This organization wrote on its social platform X, on Saturday, that aid to the people of Afghanistan has currently decreased.

Ministry of Public Health responds to concerns of WFP: Malnutrition figures decreased

2024-03-03T10:59+0100khaama (en)

The World Food Programme has recently expressed concern over the reduction of aid in Afghanistan , announcing that nearly 4 million mothers and children in Afghanistan are facing malnutrition. This organization wrote on its social platform X, on Saturday, that aid to the people of Afghanistan has currently decreased.

UNICEF “Restrictions and barriers to women’s education in Afghanistan must be removed”

2024-03-01T10:26+0100tellerreport (en)

2024-03-01T09:24:09.975Z. Highlights: UNICEF/United Nations Children's Fund's South Asia regional representative gave an interview to NHK regarding the current situation in Afghanistan . Mr. Sanjay Wijesekera, head of UNICEF's South. Asia Regional Office, came to Japan and gave an. interview toNHK on the 1st.

Integrated Emergency Response to Natural Disasters: Takana Village Case Study

2024-02-27T08:00+0100reliefWeb (en)

Background. Following the collapse of the former government in August 2021, Afghanistan is experiencing a complex humanitarian crisis, with existing inequalities and vulnerabilities exacerbated by economic decline, global inflationary pressure, and the near collapse of social services such as the public health system.

Ogni giorno 29mila bambini diventano profughi

2024-02-22T18:35+0100ladiscussione (it)

Mentre il conflitto in Ucraina si avvicina al suo terzo anno, Save the Children, l’organizzazione internazionale impegnata da oltre un secolo nella protezione dei bambini a rischio, ha lanciato una nuova elaborazione di dati che mette in luce una realtà sconcertante: ogni giorno circa 29mila bambini....

Minori, “ogni giorno circa 29 mila bambini costretti a lasciare le loro case”

2024-02-22T15:35+0100redattoresociale (it)

Mentre la guerra in Ucraina entra nel suo terzo anno, Save the Children - l'Organizzazione Internazionale che da oltre 100 anni lotta per salvare le bambine e i bambini a rischio e garantire loro un futuro - lancia un'inedita elaborazione di dati, secondo la quale ogni giorno circa 29 mila bambini....

Dall'Ucraina a Gaza, così muore l'infanzia

2024-02-22T13:42+0100247libero (it)

Dovremmo essere grati a Save the Children. E sostenerne l’’azione. Esserle grati per quello che fa per dare vita e speranza ai più indifesi tra gli indifesi, e perché con i suoi puntuali, documentati, report , con le drammatiche testimonianze raccolte sul campo, nei luoghi dove più grande è la....

Dall’Ucraina al Medio Oriente, ogni giorno 29mila bimbi in fuga dalle proprie case

2024-02-22T11:43+0100romasette (it)

Ogni giorno circa 29mila bambini sono costretti a lasciare le proprie case nei 10 peggiori scenari di crisi mondiali, per un totale di oltre 10,5 milioni nel 2023. A fornire il dato è Save the Children, alla vigilia del secondo anniversario della guerra in Ucraina, innescata dall’invasione russa il 24 febbraio 2022.

Se dovessi fuggire da una guerra, cosa salveresti?

2024-02-22T11:20+0100247libero (it)

I bambini rappresentano circa il 40% delle persone costrette ad nel mondo. Sono i dati delle Nazioni Unite rimessi in luce da Save The Children con un rapporto inedito che sottolinea come ogni giorno circa 29 mila bambini sono costretti a lasciare le proprie case nei 10 peggiori scenari di crisi....

Se dovessi fuggire da una guerra, cosa salveresti?

2024-02-22T10:57+0100vanityfair (it)

I bambini rappresentano circa il 40% delle persone costrette ad nel mondo. Sono i dati delle Nazioni Unite rimessi in luce da Save The Children con un rapporto inedito che sottolinea come ogni giorno circa 29 mila bambini sono costretti a lasciare le proprie case nei 10 peggiori scenari di crisi....

Epidemia di locuste, nei decenni a venire il loro habitat si espanderà

2024-02-22T10:32+0100ilmanifesto (it)

Non per nulla la Bibbia le indica fra le piaghe d’Egitto. Ma, punizioni divine a parte, le invasioni di locuste sono intimamente legate al clima e alla meteorologia. Le condizioni ottimali per la riproduzione massiccia di questi insetti sono i periodi di siccità alternati ad acquazzoni.

PROFUGHI, OLTRE 50 MLN BAMBINI NEL MONDO

2024-02-22T08:36+01009colonne-it (it)

Ogni giorno circa 29mila bambini sono costretti a lasciare le proprie case nei 10 peggiori scenari di crisi mondiali, per un totale di oltre 10,5 milioni nel 2023. Lo sostiene Save the Children. E’ più che raddoppiato il numero di bambini sfollati nel mondo dai circa 20,6 milioni del 2010, alla....

Giant Locust Swarms Could Expand to New Areas With Climate Change, Study Suggests

2024-02-21T16:22+0100smithsonianmag (en)

A single locust swarm can comprise between four billion and eight billion individual insects. ruvanboshoff via Getty Images Locust swarms could soon expand to new regions in south and west central Asia, as the erratic weather patterns brought on by burning fossil fuels create prime conditions for the insects, a recent study suggests.

Attesa invasione di locuste: profezia apocalittica. Cosa potrebbe accadere

2024-02-20T11:05+0100247libero (it)

Le locuste , creature “minacciose” che hanno afflitto le terre sin dai tempi antichi, sono da sempre considerate un segno di cattivo presagio. In tempi passati, dalle Sacre Scritture alla mitologia greca, le invasioni di locuste sono state associate a disastri imminenti e a periodi di sventura.

Ora sappiamo che assisteremo invasioni di locuste sempre più frequenti

2024-02-18T17:40+0100greenme (it)

Le invasioni di locuste saranno sempre più frequenti negli anni a venire. Secondo un nuovo studio scientifico, l'habitat di questi insetti si espanderà. A rischio vi è la sicurezza alimentare globale In alcune parti dell’Africa, le locuste del deserto Schistocerca gregaria sono considerate da agricoltori e allevatori una vera piaga.

Desert locusts should benefit from global warming

2024-02-17T22:51+0100tellerreport (en)

2024-02-17T21:50:11.326Z. Highlights: Desert locusts should benefit from global warming, according to a study published in Science Advances. A swarm of one square kilometer can devour 35,000 people in one day. Researchers warn of the risk of synchronized attacks in several countries thanks to floods and winds.

AFGHANISTAN: NEL 2024, 7,8 MILIONI DI BAMBINI NON AVRANNO ABBASTANZA DA MANGIARE, 3,2 MILIONI DI LORO SOFFRONO GIA’ DI MALNUTRIZIONE ACUTA E LA SITUAZIONE E’ DESTINATA A PEGGIORARE

2024-02-16T10:31+0100puglialive (it)

L’allarme di Azione contro la Fame e Save The Children: AFGHANISTAN: NEL 2024, 7,8 MILIONI DI BAMBINI NON AVRANNO ABBASTANZA DA MANGIARE, 3,2 MILIONI DI LORO SOFFRONO GIA’ DI MALNUTRIZIONE ACUTA E LA SITUAZIONE E’ DESTINATA A PEGGIORARE. LA MANCANZA DI NEVE FA TEMERE UN’ULTERIORE SICCITÀ, MENTRE I....

Locust swarms could expand their range in a hotter, stormier world

2024-02-15T19:33+0100wral (en)

Rising temperatures could expand the area of the world under threat from crop-devouring locusts by up to 25% in the coming decades, a new study found, as more places experience the cycles of drought and torrential rain that give rise to biblical swarms of the insects.

UNICEF Pakistan Humanitarian Situation Report -- End-of-Year 2023

2024-02-15T06:42+0100humanitarianresponse (en)

Reporting Period: January to December 2023. Highlights In 2023, the floods response continued to address the ongoing humanitarian needs which impacted 33 million individuals and displaced 8 million people. Through UNICEF support, 542,842 children with severe acute malnutrition (302,834 girls and....

UNICEF Pakistan Humanitarian Situation Report -- End-of-Year 2023

2024-02-14T23:27+0100reliefWeb (en)

Reporting Period: January to December 2023. Highlights In 2023, the floods response continued to address the ongoing humanitarian needs which impacted 33 million individuals and displaced 8 million people. Through UNICEF support, 542,842 children with severe acute malnutrition (302,834 girls and....

Cholera outbreak warning as 40,000 cases reported in 17 countries in just one month

2024-02-14T16:12+0100chroniclelive (en)

See our Privacy Notice Error: Model returned no result."WHO classified the global resurgence of cholera as a grade 3 emergency in January 2023, its highest internal level for emergencies. Based on the number of outbreaks and their geographic expansion, alongside the shortage of vaccines and other....

How Medair’s Cash Assistance Saved Lives and Livelihoods in Afghanistan

2024-02-14T12:20+0100reliefWeb (en)

Cheenar Khan, a 67-year-old man from a remote district in Southern Afghanistan , has weathered numerous challenges in providing for his family surviving floods, droughts, economic collapse, and more than four decades of war. Currently living with his third and only surviving wife, 65-year-old Zainab,....

The last superpower?

2024-02-07T18:04+0100nationofchange (en)

I was born on July 20, 1944, almost two years after Joe Biden arrived on this planet and almost a year before You Know Who, like me, landed in New York City. The United States was then nearing the end of the second global war of that century and things were about to look up.

On Turning 80 in the Age of Biden and Trump

2024-02-06T16:34+0100commondreams (en)

I was born on July 20, 1944, almost two years after Joe Biden arrived on this planet and almost a year before You Know Who, like me, landed in New York City. The United States was then nearing the end of the second global war of that century and things were about to look up.

Climate change leaves 21 mln Afghans without access to drinking water

2024-02-05T19:54+0100itartass_en (en)

DUBAI, February 5. /TASS/. As many as 21 million people in Afghanistan currently do not have access to clean drinking water due to climate change, a phenomena that has ravaged the country after decades of war, Abdul Salam Haqqani, deputy director of the Environmental Protection Agency of the Islamic....

The Azadi Briefing: Afghanistan's Warm Winter Triggers Warning Of Severe Drought

2024-01-26T14:54+0100rferl (en)

I'm Abubakar Siddique, senior correspondent at RFE/RL's Radio Azadi. Here's what I've been tracking and what I'm keeping an eye on in the days ahead. The Key Issue. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has that an unseasonably dry and warm winter could have devastating consequences for Afghanistan .

Humans are depleting groundwater worldwide, but there are ways to replenish it

2024-01-25T15:21+0100theconversation-uk (en)

Disclosure statement. Scott Jasechko receives funding from the National Science Foundation and the Zegar Family Foundation. This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. Geological Survey through the California Institute for Water Resources . The views and conclusions contained in this....

Rapid groundwater depletion widespread around the world, study finds

2024-01-25T14:28+0100thehindu (en)

If you stand at practically any point on the earth, there is water moving through the ground beneath your feet. Groundwater provides about half of the world’s population with drinking water and nearly half of all water used to irrigate crops. It sustains rivers, lakes and wetlands during droughts.

Analysis: Humans are depleting groundwater worldwide, but there are ways to replenish it

2024-01-25T08:03+0100myscience (en)

Richard Taylor. Richard Taylor (UCL Geography) explains how vital it is to monitor groundwater levels and the importance of accurate groundwater level information for local communities and businesses, in The Conversation. If you stand at practically any point on Earth , there is water moving through the ground beneath your feet.

MIL-OSI Global: Humans are depleting groundwater worldwide, but there are ways to replenish it

2024-01-24T18:03+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

If you stand at practically any point on Earth , there is water moving through the ground beneath your feet. Groundwater provides about half of the world’s population with drinking water and nearly half of all water used to irrigate crops. It sustains rivers, lakes and wetlands during droughts.

Humans are depleting groundwater worldwide, but there are ways to replenish it

2024-01-24T17:52+0100theconversation-us (en)

Disclosure statement. Scott Jasechko receives funding from the National Science Foundation and the Zegar Family Foundation. This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. Geological Survey through the California Institute for Water Resources . The views and conclusions contained in this....

Humans are depleting groundwater worldwide, but there are ways to replenish it

2024-01-24T17:35+0100johansen (en)

If you stand at practically any point on Earth , there is water moving through the ground beneath your feet. Groundwater provides about half of the world’s population with drinking water and nearly half of all water used to irrigate crops. It sustains rivers, lakes and wetlands during droughts.

In France, asylum requests reached a record level in 2023

2024-01-23T12:47+0100tellerreport (en)

2024-01-23T11:46:43.855Z. Highlights: In France, asylum requests reached a record level in 2023. In 2022, Ofpra had recorded 131,000 requests, just below the previous historic peak recorded before the health crisis, in 2019: 132,000. For the sixth consecutive year, it is Afghan nationals who are the....

View from the Himalayas | In Nepal, a worrisome decline in snow and rainfall this winter

2024-01-22T14:53+0100HindustanTimes (en)

While the hardy trekkers have taken to Nepal’s numerous mountain trails regardless, it’s been a disappointing winter for those who head out to places like Kalinchowk. Nepal is experiencing the driest winter in recent years. The country receives an average of 60mm of rain in three ‘winter months’ —....

Hope in the Himalayas

2024-01-17T22:32+0100theecologist (en)

The road was closed alongside the Jardins des Plantes, Paris, as sleek limos dropped off heads of states outside the Natural History Museum. They were here to discuss the cryosphere crisis at French president Emmanuel Macron’s One Planet – Polar, the first summit to be called by a G7 leader on the melting of the poles and glaciers.

Gulmarg grapples with climate change: Snowfall plummets, tourist footfall likely to decline by 60 per cent! Dry winter raises alarming economic concerns

2024-01-17T11:26+0100financialexpress (en)

Gulmarg, renowned for its winter charm and vibrant ski resorts, is grappling with an unusual winter predicament – a severe shortage of snow. This scarcity has not only deterred tourists but has also inflicted a significant blow to the local ski industry.

Lack of snow sparks worry for drought-hit Afghanistan

2024-01-17T03:26+0100dawn (en)

KABUL: Afghanistan saw almost no snow as of mid-January, a new sign of the heavy toll of global warming on the Central Asian country which is usually accustomed to harsh winters, experts say. The exceptionally low level of rain in a country that relies heavily on agriculture has forced many farmers to delay planting.

Powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes Afghanistan

2024-01-12T05:37+0100khaama (en)

A massive earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck Afghanistan and its neighbouring countries on Thursday at 1:40 pm local time. The earthquake’s epicentre was located in Jurm, a region within Afghanistan’s Badakhshan province, as reported by the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

Increasing food import could affect food and nutritional security

2024-01-12T03:47+0100elevenmyanmar (en)

According to a food and nutrition security assessment report in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) conducted by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) last year, future challenges for food security in the country could come from conversion of the limited productive....

Il futuro dei ghiacciai del Tagikistan

2024-01-11T10:30+0100asianews (it)

Dushanbe (AsiaNews) - Il Tagikistan è impegnato da anni nella difesa e conservazione dei suoi grandi ghiacciai, e la Cop28 di Dubai, insieme ad altri congressi internazionali di ecologia, hanno richiamato durante l’anno passato l’interesse di tutta la comunità internazionale.

Los campos de Afganistán enfrentan los efectos de la “peor sequía” de los últimos 30 años

2024-01-09T03:50+0100somosfan (es)

Una fuerte sequía en Afganistán, la peor de los últimos 30 años, genera alarma entre las agencias internacionales y los campesinos agrícolas de este país, considerado uno de los más vulnerables a los efectos del cambio climático. Para estas fechas, “tenemos -normalmente- cuatro o cinco lluvias o....

Los campos de Afganistán enfrentan los efectos de la peor seguía de los últimos 30 años

2024-01-08T22:46+0100diariolibre (es)

Una fuerte sequía en Afganistán , la peor de los últimos 30 años, genera alarma entre las agencias internacionales y los campesinos agrícolas de este país, considerado uno de los más vulnerables a los efectos del cambio climático. Para estas fechas, "tenemos -normalmente- cuatro o cinco lluvias o....

Los campos de Afganistán enfrentan los efectos de la "peor seguía" de los últimos 30 años

2024-01-08T16:37+0100infobae (es)

Kabul, 8 ene (EFE).- Una fuerte sequía en Afganistán, la peor de los últimos 30 años, genera alarma entre las agencias internacionales y los campesinos agrícolas de este país, considerado uno de los más vulnerables a los efectos del cambio climático. Para estas fechas, "tenemos -normalmente- cuatro....

Afghanistan. Ministero Commercio, negli ultimi otto mesi esportato zafferano per 27mln di dollari

2024-01-07T16:13+0100agenpress (it)

AgenPress – “Durante gli otto mesi dell’anno solare 1402 furono esportati circa 28.620 chilogrammi di zafferano, per un valore di 27 milioni di dollari, principalmente verso India, Arabia Saudita, Emirati Arabi Uniti, Turchia, Indonesia, Spagna, Germania, Stati Uniti e Inghilterra”.

Switzerland pledges $4.25 million aid to Afghanistan

2023-12-30T18:25+0100khaama (en)

The Swiss Embassy in Pakistan recently announced that the country has donated 4.25 million dollars to the people of Afghanistan . On Friday, the embassy posted on the social media platform X that Switzerland has donated 4.25 million dollars to the people of Afghanistan.

Diritti negati Afghanistan, la resistenza delle donne: «L'istruzione è la nostra unica arma per cacciare i talebani» Parla la fondatrice di una rete di scuole clandestine nel Paese che sta portando avanti una sistematica persecuzione di genere. «Non possiamo più fare niente, siamo escluse dalla vita sociale.

2023-12-28T18:42+0100espressorepubblica (it)

«Sapevo che sarebbe andata così. Quando nell’estate del 2021 i talebani sono entrati a Kabul - mentre gli americani completavano il disordinato ritro delle truppe e migliaia di persone cercavano disperatamente di lasciare l’ Afghanistan - hanno usato proprio le stesse parole che avevano già detto....

Afghanistan: one of the world’s most complex humanitarian emergencies

2023-12-27T13:03+0100reliefWeb (en)

Over 24 million people need humanitarian assistance. Decades of intricate and compounded conflicts, along with exponential climate change effects on food security with droughts, and seasonal floods have left more than 23.7 million people in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.

tragedia annunciata

2023-12-26T22:00+0100luce-lanazione (it)

Il 38,4% : da quando i talebani hanno ripreso il controllo in Afghanistan due anni fa, più di un terzo dei bambini intervistati nel Paese ha dichiarato di essere stato spinto a lavorare per aiutare le proprie famiglie a contrastare i crescenti livelli di povertà e fame.

Earthquakes, floods and fires. Was 2023 a disaster year?

2023-12-23T12:13+0100tellerreport (en)

During 2023 the earthquake of Turkey and Syria that occurred last February 6 was the strongest natural disaster in our region (French) There is no doubt that the strongest natural disasters in our region during 2023 were the earthquake in Turkey and Syria, which occurred at dawn on the sixth of last February, and was with a magnitude of 7.

Heroes amid crises – 8 stories of resilience and hope from 2024

2023-12-21T09:45+0100reliefWeb (en)

UNITED NATIONS, New York From droughts to floods, displacement and conflicts the cycle of despair in 2023 seemed unstoppable. Yet in crisis after crisis, so were the accounts of the selfless and the heroic. As 2023 draws to a close, UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive agency, looks....

Millions of Afghan children will enter 2024 facing hunger

2023-12-17T08:03+0100english-alaraby (en)

During the winter, employment opportunities are reduced, and food and fuel prices usually rise, according to the IPC. “ Afghanistan is experiencing disaster after disaster – floods, earthquakes and droughts have uprooted children’s lives," Arshad Malik, Save the Children’s Country Director in Afghanistan, said.

I combattimenti fra giunta birmana e ribelli bloccano i commerci con la Cina

2023-12-16T10:50+0100asianews (it)

Le notizie di oggi: Per proteggere le donne dagli abusi i talebani afghani le chiudono in prigione. Oltre19mila vittime palestinesi a Gaza, l’esercito israeliano uccide per errore tre ostaggi mentre Teheran giustizia “un agente del Mossad”. Nelle scuole di Seoul record di casi di bullismo.

Save the Children: “Livelli di fame critici per 8 milioni di bambini”

2023-12-15T16:13+0100interris (it)

Afghanistan : Save the Children, “nel 2024 un bambino su tre in soffrirà la fame a livelli critici” Quasi 8 milioni di bambini in Afghanistan – ovvero uno su tre – inizieranno il nuovo anno affrontando livelli di fame critici: le condizioni climatiche sempre più rigide infatti minacciano le comunità....

Afghanistan: Save the Children, “nel 2024 un bambino su tre in soffrirà la fame a livelli critici”

2023-12-15T13:55+0100avveniredicalabria (it)

Quasi 8 milioni di bambini in Afghanistan – ovvero uno su tre – inizieranno il nuovo anno affrontando livelli di fame critici: le condizioni climatiche sempre più rigide infatti minacciano le comunità già messe a dura prova dalla siccità, dai terremoti e dalle difficoltà economiche.

Afghanistan: Save the Children, “nel 2024 un bambino su tre in soffrirà la fame a livelli critici”

2023-12-15T13:32+0100agensir (it)

Quasi 8 milioni di bambini in Afghanistan – ovvero uno su tre – inizieranno il nuovo anno affrontando livelli di fame critici: le condizioni climatiche sempre più rigide infatti minacciano le comunità già messe a dura prova dalla siccità, dai terremoti e dalle difficoltà economiche.

ONE IN THREE CHILDREN IN AFGHANISTAN TO ENTER 2024 FACING CRISIS LEVELS OF HUNGER

2023-12-14T22:10+0100savethechildren (en)

Edris* (30) and his children, affected by the recent earthquake in Herat. (Photo Credit: Atabek Khadim / Save the Children) KABUL, 14 December 2023 – Almost 8 million children in Afghanistan – or one in three - will enter the new year facing crisis levels of hunger as increasingly freezing....

One in three children in Afghanistan to enter 2024 facing crisis levels of hunger

2023-12-14T14:46+0100reliefWeb (en)

KABUL, 14 December 2023 -- Almost 8 million children in Afghanistan -- or one in three - will enter the new year facing crisis levels of hunger as increasingly freezing conditions threaten communities already reeling from drought, earthquakes, and economic hardship, said Save the Children.

Guerra Israele-Hamas: quarto giorno consecutivo di raid a Jenin

2023-12-14T10:34+0100asianews (it)

Le notizie di oggi: l'Indonesia schiera l'esercito nei campi di riso per aiutare i contadini a far fronte alla siccità. Ritirata un'altra accusa contro la giornalista filippina Maria Ressa. In Malaysia arrestate decine di persone per estrazione illegale di terre rare.

Un mondo sempre più ostile per i bambini

2023-12-13T13:53+0100huffingtonpost-Italia (it)

Era notte fonda. Raneem Hani Ahmed Hasan era preoccupata. Sapeva di dover fare qualcosa immediatamente. "Ero così spaventata quando mio figlio si è ammalato. Sono saltata su una moto alle 2 del mattino", ricorda. Sanad, il figlio di 4 mesi di Raneem, vomitava e soffriva di diarrea.

Afghanistan Drought Early Warning Decision Support (AF-DEWS) Tool - Research Report

2023-12-13T05:33+0100reliefWeb (en)

Giriraj Amarnath, Surajit Ghosh and Niranga Alahacoon. Citation: Amarnath, G.; Ghosh, S.; Alahacoon, N. 2023. Afghanistan Drought Early Warning Decision Support (AF-DEWS) Tool . Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 53p. (IWMI Research Report 188). [doi: Abstract.

Here's why climate change in Afghanistan has global repercussions

2023-12-11T14:05+0100eco-business (en)

Afghanistan is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change, with worsening droughts and flash flooding destroying livelihoods and fuelling hunger. However, the Taliban’s seizure of the country in 2021 means it has been excluded from global climate change talks and will not be represented at the COP28 summit starting in Dubai on Thursday.

Reviews | Finding light in winter

2023-12-11T12:22+0100deleciousfood (en)

The mornings are dark, the late afternoons are dark, and before we have finished cooking dinner, the daylight is gone. As we approach the darkest days of the year, we face the darkness of wars, dysfunctional government, fentanyl deaths, mass shootings, and reports of refugees crawling through the....

Finding Light in Winter

2023-12-11T11:13+0100nytimes (en)

The mornings are dark, the late afternoons are dusky, and before we finish making dinner, the daylight is gone. As we approach the darkest days of the year, we’re confronted with the darkness of wars, a dysfunctional government, fentanyl deaths, mass shootings and reports of refugees crawling....

Africa: From Darfur to Dubai - Former Refugee to Bring Voices of the Displaced to COP28

2023-11-27T05:53+0100allafrica (en)

She says she will be at the talks in Dubai "to lift the voices of refugees" - who have long been left out of discussions on climate change, but increasingly find themselves on its frontlines. Climate displacement. "You see other refugee situations where climate disasters did lead to displacement,....

Afghanistan and Iran team up to tackle water rights issue

2023-11-26T17:06+0100khaama (en)

Iranian media recently reported the establishment of a joint working group of environmental officials from Afghanistan and Iran. Their primary objective is to address the ongoing water rights issue concerning the Helmand River. According to Iran’s state news agency, IRNA, the water flow from the....

Afghanistan, Iran form joint working group over water rights

2023-11-26T14:02+0100TheFrontierPost-en (en)

by The Frontier Post KABUL (Ariana News): Iranian media reported that for the first time a joint working group of environmental officials of Afghanistan and Iran was formed to follow up on the issue of water rights from the Helmand River. According to Iran’s state news agency IRNA, for several....

From Darfur to Dubai: former refugee to bring voices of the displaced to Cop28

2023-11-25T13:34+0100rfi-en (en)

Emtithal Mahmoud, a Sudanese refugee, writer and activist, is preparing to attend the Cop28 climate summit in Dubai this month as part of her mission to raise up overlooked voices. RFI met her during a visit to the Minawao refugee camp in northern Cameroon, where displaced people are experiencing the harsh realities of climate change first-hand.

Polio this week as of 22 November 2023

2023-11-23T22:26+0100reliefWeb (en)

Attachments Summary of new polioviruses this week, cases and positive environmental isolates: Headlines Nearly 1 billion people globally are served by health care facilities that do not have regular or consistent power. Unreliable energy disrupts routine and emergency carefrom running diagnostic tests to ensuring vaccines stay cold.

Geosciences, Vol. 13, Pages 355: Quantifying Drought Characteristics in Complex Climate and Scarce Data Regions of Afghanistan

2023-11-21T13:33+0100mdpi (en)

Droughts cause critical and major risk to ecosystems, agriculture, and social life. While attempts have been made globally to understand drought characteristics, data scarcity in developing countries often challenges detailed analysis, including climatic, environmental, and social aspects.

Climate change could intensify the conflict over basic resources in certain countries | Life

2023-11-21T11:03+0100bullfrag (en)

These are the countries in the world that will face the most problems in obtaining basic resources due to climate change. Climate change will not only cause events like hurricanes , floods or forest fires are much more common in the future, but the increase in high temperatures and sea level will....

"Dopo più di un mese di conflitto, siamo arrivati a quasi [...]

2023-11-20T22:22+0100triestecafe (it)

“OGNI BAMBINO HA IL DIRITTO DI CRESCERE SANO E IN CONDIZIONI DI SICUREZZA, DI SFRUTTARE IL SUO POTENZIALE, DI ESSERE ASCOLTATO E PRESO SUL SERIO” Così stabiliva 34 anni fa, il 20 Novembre 1989, l'assemblea generale delle Nazioni Unite, che approvò la convenzione ONU sui diritti dell'infanzia e....

Al via a Londra il vertice globale sulla sicurezza alimentare

2023-11-20T12:51+0100agenparl (it)

(AGENPARL) - ROMA, 20 Novembre 2023 - “Possiamo rimettere in carreggiata gli obiettivi di sviluppo sostenibile, liberare un mondo dalla fame zero e trasformare milioni di vite per gli anni a venire”, afferma Rishi Sunak. Il vertice globale sulla sicurezza alimentare è iniziato martedì nella capitale....

The Long Winding River: Unravelling the water dispute between Afghanistan and Iran

2023-11-20T05:21+0100afghanistan-analysts (en)

Afghanistan and Iran have been at loggerheads for much of this year over the Helmand River and its water. As the region grappled with a punishing drought for the third year running, the two neighbouring countries have been locked in a tense melee over shared transboundary rivers.

South Asia worst in world for water scarcity: U.N.

2023-11-16T23:15+0100japantoday (en)

More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity made worse by the impacts of climate change than anywhere else worldwide, the United Nations said in a report this week. "A staggering 347 million children under 18 are exposed to high or extremely high water scarcity in South....

MERCOLEDI' LA CONFERENZA CON JESSICA PASQUALON, ALESSANDRO CINQUE, MANLIO NOCHI, SILVIA BOCCARDI

2023-11-14T11:11+0100piemontepress (it)

Ultima settimana per visitare World Press Photo, la mostra che ieri, domenica 12 novembre, ha toccato il record di 1200 visitatori in un giorno. Superate le 20mila presenze dall'apertura, l'edizione 2023 sarà aperta fino a domenica 19 novembre da lunedì a giovedì 10-20; venerdì e sabato 10-21; domenica 10-20.

Ultima settimana per World Press Photo a Torino. Mercoledì la conferenza

2023-11-14T10:19+0100torinotoday (it)

Ultima settimana per visitare World Press Photo, la mostra che ieri, domenica 12 novembre, ha toccato il record di 1200 visitatori in un giorno. Superate le 20mila presenze dall’apertura, l’edizione 2023 sarà aperta fino a domenica 19 novembre da lunedì a giovedì 10-20; venerdì e sabato 10-21; domenica 10-20.

South Asia worst in world for water scarcity: UN

2023-11-14T09:11+0100iraqinews (en)

Last year, 45 million children lacked access to basic drinking water services in South Asia, more than any other region, but UNICEF said services were expanding rapidly, with that number slated to be halved by 2030. New Delhi – More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity....

South Asia worst in world for water scarcity: UN

2023-11-13T20:18+0100dailymirror (en)

AFP: More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity made worse by the impacts of climate change than anywhere else worldwide, the United Nations said yesterday. “A staggering 347 million children under 18 are exposed to high or extremely high water scarcity in South Asia,....

South Asia worst in world for water scarcity: UN

2023-11-13T17:20+0100tribune (en)

More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity made worse by the impacts of climate change than anywhere else worldwide, the United Nations said Monday. "A staggering 347 million children under 18 are exposed to high or extremely high water scarcity in South Asia, the....

UNICEF: 347 million children affected by water scarcity in South Asia

2023-11-13T16:56+0100asianews-en (en)

New York (AsiaNews) Children in South Asia are more exposed to water shortages than anywhere else in the world, this according to a press release published by UNICEF today. At least 347 million children are affected by high or extremely high water scarcity in the eight countries of the region....

South Asia worst in the world for water scarcity: UN

2023-11-13T16:52+0100pakistantoday (en)

By Staff Report NEW DELHI: More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity made worse by the impacts of climate change than anywhere else worldwide, the United Nations said Monday. Last year, 45 million children lacked access to basic drinking water services in South Asia,....

UNICEF: 347 million children affected by water scarcity in South Asia

2023-11-13T15:10+0100asianews (en)

New York (AsiaNews) Children in South Asia are more exposed to water shortages than anywhere else in the world, this according to a press release published by UNICEF today. At least 347 million children are affected by high or extremely high water scarcity in the eight countries of the region....

Unicef: 347 milioni di bambini colpiti da mancanza d'acqua in Asia meridionale

2023-11-13T13:51+0100asianews (it)

New York (AsiaNews) - I bambini dell’Asia meridionale sono esposti alla mancanza d’acqua più che in qualunque altra regione del mondo. Ad affermarlo è un’analisi pubblicata oggi da Unicef, secondo cui sono almeno 347 milioni i minori colpiti da scarsità idrica elevata o estremamente elevata negli....

South Asia has highest number of children struggling with severe water scarcity: UN

2023-11-13T13:01+0100wionews (en)

Nearly 350 million children are struggling with “high or extremely high water scarcity” in South Asia, the highest number among all regions in the world, according to a report by the United Nations children’s agency, on Monday (Nov 13). Severe water scarcity has also worsened due to the impacts of climate change.

‘Staggering’ 347 million children facing water scarcity in South Asia: UN

2023-11-13T12:58+0100aljazeera-en (en)

More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity made worse by the effects of climate change than anywhere else worldwide, the United Nations says. “A staggering 347 million children under 18 are exposed to high or extremely high water scarcity in South Asia, the highest....

South Asia worst in world for water scarcity: UN

2023-11-13T08:38+0100guampdn (en)

More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity made worse by the impacts of climate change than anywhere else worldwide, the United Nations said Monday. "A staggering 347 million children under 18 are exposed to high or extremely high water scarcity in South Asia, the....

South Asia worst in world for water scarcity: UN

2023-11-13T08:17+0100dunyanews (en)

NEW DELHI (AFP) More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity made worse by the impacts of climate change than anywhere else worldwide, the United Nations said Monday. Last year, 45 million children lacked access to basic drinking water services in South Asia, more than any....

South Asia worst in world for water scarcity: UN

2023-11-13T07:59+0100digitaljournal (en)

More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity made worse by the impacts of climate change than anywhere else worldwide, the United Nations said Monday. “A staggering 347 million children under 18 are exposed to high or extremely high water scarcity in South Asia, the....

South Asia Worst In World For Water Scarcity: UN

2023-11-13T07:57+0100ibtimes (en)

Last year, 45 million children lacked access to basic drinking water services in South Asia, more than any other region, but UNICEF said services were expanding rapidly, with that number slated to be halved by 2030 AFP. More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity made....

South Asia worst in world for water scarcity: UN

2023-11-13T07:52+0100yahoo-sg (en)

Last year, 45 million children lacked access to basic drinking water services in South Asia, more than any other region, but UNICEF said services were expanding rapidly, with that number slated to be halved by 2030 (Uma Shankar MISHRA) More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water....

South Asia worst in world for water scarcity: UN

2023-11-13T07:49+0100rfi-en (en)

"A staggering 347 million children under 18 are exposed to high or extremely high water scarcity in South Asia, the highest number among all regions in the world," the UN children's agency said in a report. The eight-nation region, comprising Afghanistan , Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Maldives,....

Children in South Asia including SL most likely to face water scarcity problems- UN

2023-11-13T06:39+0100adaderana (en)

More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity made worse by the impacts of climate change than anywhere else worldwide, the United Nations said Monday. “A staggering 347 million children under 18 are exposed to high or extremely high water scarcity in South Asia, the....

South Asia worst in world for water scarcity: UN

2023-11-13T06:20+0100manilastandard-ph (en)

New Delhi, India – More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity made worse by the impacts of climate change than anywhere else worldwide, the United Nations said Monday. “A staggering 347 million children under 18 are exposed to high or extremely high water scarcity in....

South Asia worst in world for water scarcity–UN

2023-11-13T04:56+0100inquirer (en)

NEW DELHI More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity made worse by the impacts of climate change than anywhere else worldwide, the United Nations said Monday. “A staggering 347 million children under 18 are exposed to high or extremely high water scarcity in South Asia,....

South Asia worst in world for water scarcity: UN

2023-11-13T04:55+0100straitstimesSG (en)

NEW DELHI - More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity made worse by the impacts of climate change than anywhere else worldwide, the United Nations said Monday. “A staggering 347 million children under 18 are exposed to high or extremely high water scarcity in South....

South Asia worst in world for water scarcity: UN

2023-11-13T04:01+0100bssnews (en)

NEW DELHI, Nov 13, 2023 (BSS/) - More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity made worse by the impacts of climate change than anywhere else worldwide, the United Nations said Monday. "A staggering 347 million children under 18 are exposed to high or extremely high water....

South Asia worst in world for water scarcity: UN

2023-11-13T03:29+0100abs-cbnnews (en)

School children of Pan Khanda municipal school fills water bottle from a tap connected to a borewell at Pan Khanda, in Ovale village, on the outskirts of Mumbai, India on March 22, 2018. Villagers in Pan Khana Pada (clusters) are tribal people who lived there before urbanization crept in, and has to....

UN: South Asia worst in world for water scarcity

2023-11-13T03:12+0100malaymail (en)

NEW DELHI, Nov 13 — More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity made worse by the impacts of climate change than anywhere else worldwide, the United Nations said today. “A staggering 347 million children under 18 are exposed to high or extremely high water scarcity in....

South Asia worst in world for water scarcity — UN

2023-11-13T02:35+0100tribuneonline (en)

More children in South Asia are struggling due to severe water scarcity made worse by the impacts of climate change than anywhere else worldwide, the United Nations said Monday. “A staggering 347 million children under 18 are exposed to high or extremely high water scarcity in South Asia, the....

Fao: evitare che El Niño aggravi la fame nel mondo

2023-11-10T10:52+0100greenreport (it)

aggiornato per ridurre gli impatti sui mezzi di sussistenza agricoli e la sicurezza alimentare delle popolazioni più a rischio e vulnerabili. Il mondo entra in questo ciclo di El Niño con un record di 258 milioni di persone che soffriranno la fame acuta nel 2022 e solo il 20% dei fondi totali....

Zim battles climate change shocks — report

2023-11-10T04:10+0100newsday (en)

It assessed threats related to food insecurity, water risk, natural disasters, and demographic pressure. “IEP’s hotspot analysis compares the countries and areas facing at least one severe threat with the Positive Peace Index (PPI). A hotspot country is defined as one that is ranked in the bottom 30....

global water crisis

2022-10-07T00:06+0200tellerreport (en)

Muhammad Salem Al Ali. October 07 2022. A recent study indicates, according to publications of the World Economic Forum, that natural disasters related to water, such as storms, floods, droughts and a lack of rain, could cost the global gross domestic product (GDP) 5.

Iraq es el país más perjudicado por el cambio climático

2022-10-02T21:59+0200correodelorinoco (es)

Iraq se encuentra entre los cinco países más perjudicados por el cambio climático, según un reporte de la oficina del Alto Comisionado para los Derechos Humanos de este país. De acuerdo con el informe que circula este domingo, esta nación árabe se coloca además en el número 39 en la lista de países....

Iraq entre los países más perjudicados por el cambio climático

2022-10-02T20:06+0200prensa-latina (es)

Bagdad, 2 oct (Prensa Latina) Iraq se encuentra hoy entre los cinco países más perjudicados por el cambio climático, según un reporte de la oficina del Alto Comisionado para los Derechos Humanos en este país. De acuerdo con el informe que circula este domingo aquí, esta nación árabe se coloca....

La crisi climatica affama sempre più il mondo

2022-09-23T17:15+0200ecologica (it)

Il 16 settembre 2022 Oxfam, leader mondiale nei progetti di sviluppo in ambito rurale e nel portare acqua e servizi igienico sanitari nelle emergenze, ha pubblicato il report “ Hunger in a heating world – How the climate crisis is fuelling hunger in an already hungry world ” nel quale si evidenzia....

12 Sep 2022 --- Severe disruptions in global rice suppliers combined with a soaring demand for the grain could break the fragile balance between supply and demand, leading to price increases and, once again, supercharging global food inflation.

2022-09-12T15:08+0200foodingredientsfirst (en)

India has moved to curb its broken variety of rice exports, together with a 20% levy on other rice types, which has pushed off-balance domestic and international suppliers of the commodity. According to the All India Rice Exporters Association, some local traders are refusing to pay the export tax,....

Nel Mediterraneo orientale e nel Medio Oriente riscaldamento fino a +5° C in questo secolo

2022-09-07T08:59+0200welfarenetwork (it)

Il nuovo studio “Climate change and weather extremes in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East”, pubblicato sulla Reviews of Geophysics da un folto e qualificatissimo team internazionale di scienziati, identifica il Mediterraneo Orientale e il Medio Oriente (Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East....

Nel Mediterraneo orientale e nel Medio Oriente riscaldamento fino a +5° C in questo secolo

2022-09-06T15:55+0200greenreport (it)

Il nuovo studio “Climate change and weather extremes in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East”, pubblicato sulla Reviews of Geophysics da un folto e qualificatissimo team internazionale di scienziati, identifica il Mediterraneo Orientale e il Medio Oriente (Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East....

Drought revealing ancient relics around the world Severe drought intensified by climate change is drying up waterways around the world, resurfacing long-hidden fossils, artifacts, and ancient relics. Here’s a look at some of them.

2022-09-06T12:24+0200bostonglobe (en)

“I’m hopeful that we won’t continue to have bad droughts,” Davis said. “But also I’m realistic.” Human skeletons. Amid an ongoing megadrought in the US Southwest, Lake Mead, the nation’s largest reservoir, dipped to historically low levels this summer.

Drought, floods and food insecurity contribute to conflict risk in parts of Africa and Middle East

2022-08-26T11:52+0200smartwatermagazine (en)

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education is the largest international graduate water education facility in the world. Continuing drought brings food insecurity and risk or emerging or ongoing conflict in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia, as well as Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan , according to a new quarterly....

Come il riscaldamento globale in futuro cambierà il Mediterraneo

2022-08-19T18:38+0200agi (it)

AGI - Siccità, temperature record, incendi devastanti ma anche nubifragi e tempeste violente, oltre a una temperatura del mare superiore di 6,5 gradi rispetto alle medie stagionali. Nella torrida estate 2022 l'area del Mediterraneo è flagellata prima del resto del mondo dalle "due facce della stessa....

Come il riscaldamento globale in futuro cambierà il Mediterraneo

2022-08-19T18:21+0200247libero (it)

AGI - Siccità, temperature record, incendi devastanti ma anche nubifragi e tempeste violente, oltre a una temperatura del mare superiore di 6,5 gradi rispetto alle medie stagionali. Nella torrida estate 2022 l'area del Mediterraneo è flagellata prima del resto del mondo dalle "due facce della stessa....

climate change Caldo, quasi 7 gradi sopra le medie: così il Mediterraneo muore Di: Redazione Metronews

2022-08-19T14:49+0200metronews (it)

Il Mediterraneo tocca con mano le conseguenze del climate change . Nubifragi e tempeste violente, siccità, incendi e una temperatura del mare superiore di 6,5 gradi rispetto alle medie stagionali. Nella torrida estate 2022 l’area del Mediterraneo è flagellata prima del resto del mondo dalle «due....

Drought Conditions Reveal Submerged Secrets of the Deep

2022-08-04T22:18+0200environmental-expert (en)

Water levels are now dropping in rivers, lakes and reservoirs all over the world and one interesting consequence of this is that all sorts of hidden secrets are now being revealed, including archaeological sites, submerged ghost villages and historical artefacts, among others.

Middle East Dust Storms Forewarn the Climate Apocalypse

2022-07-29T03:24+0200menafn (en)

- Syndication Bureau) By Jonathan Gornall Fundamentalist Christians believe that the appearance of the four horsemen of the apocalypse, predicted in the Bible’s book of Revelation, heralds the coming of the Last Judgment, the day of reckoning common to all Abrahamic faiths, including Islam. Believers, of course, will be saved on doomsday.

Kurdish farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats in Iraqi Kurdistan

2022-07-26T22:10+0200ekurd (en)

SULAIMANI , Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has....

Iraq Kurd farmers battle drought as Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T20:14+0200kuwaittimes (en)

RANIYE: Bapir Kalkani, an Iraqi Kurdish agricultural trade unionist, inspects his wheat farm in the Rania district near the Dukan reservoir, northwest of Iraq's northeastern city of Sulaimaniyah in the autonomous Kurdistan region.- AFP. LAKE DUKAN: Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate....

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought

2022-07-26T15:01+0200globaltimes (en)

A Kurdish farmer digs irrigation ditches for water supplied from a well, at a farm in the Rania district near the Dukan dam northwest of Iraq's northeastern city of Sulaimaniyah on July 2, 2022. Photo: AFP Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip....

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T13:35+0200TheFrontierPost-en (en)

LAKE DUKAN, Iraq (AFP): Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked....

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Iran dams stem water flow

2022-07-26T12:32+0200thearabweekly (en)

LAKE DUKAN, Iraq- Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes....

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T11:10+0200terradaily (en)

Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes over the past three years as Iraq suffers prolonged drought.

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T10:50+0200samacharcentral (en)

Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes over the past three years as Iraq suffers prolonged drought.

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T10:47+0200whatsnew2day (en)

Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan looking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip as the waters of Lake Dukan retreat and dams upstream in Iran hold back the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes over the past three years as Iraq suffers from prolonged drought.

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T10:44+0200iraqinews (en)

Lake Dukan – Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes over....

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T10:28+0200techcodex (en)

Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes over the past three years as Iraq suffers prolonged drought.

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T10:21+0200english-alaraby (en)

Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes over the past three years as Iraq suffers prolonged drought.

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T09:04+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

Lake Dukan (Iraq) (AFP) – Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked....

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T08:38+0200enca (en)

LAKE DUKAN - Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes over....

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T08:06+0200thesundaily (en)

LAKE DUKAN : Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes over....

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T07:46+0200channelnewsasia (en)

LAKE DUKAN: Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes over the....

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T07:36+0200al-monitor (en)

Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes over the past three years as Iraq suffers prolonged drought.

Iraqi Kurd Farmers Battle Drought as Lake Dukan Retreats

2022-07-26T07:14+0200aawsat (en)

Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes over the past three years as Iraq suffers prolonged drought.

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T06:46+0200arabnews (en)

LAKE DUKAN, Iraq: Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes....

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T06:42+0200tuko (en)

Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes over the past three years as Iraq suffers prolonged drought. "There was water where I'm standing now" in 2019, the 56-year-old said. "It used to go three kilometres (two miles) further, but the level has retreated.

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T06:39+0200bssnews (en)

LAKE DUKAN, Iraq, July 26, 2022 (BSS/AFP) - Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but....

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T06:37+0200hausa-legit-ng (en)

Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes over the past three years as Iraq suffers prolonged drought.

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T06:28+0200digitaljournal (en)

Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes over the past three years as Iraq suffers prolonged drought.

Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T06:28+0200spacewar (en)

Lake Dukan, Iraq, July 26 (AFP) Jul 26, 2022 Farmers in Iraqi Kurdistan seeking to irrigate crops face seeing their economic lifeline slip away as the waters of Lake Dukan recede and dams upstream in Iran stem the flow. Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but....

26/07/2022 Iraqi Kurd farmers battle drought as Lake Dukan retreats

2022-07-26T06:15+0200rfi-en (en)

Bapir Kalkani, who is also a trade unionist, farms near the picturesque lake but has seen marked changes over the past three years as Iraq suffers prolonged drought. "There was water where I'm standing now" in 2019, the 56-year-old said. "It used to go three kilometres (two miles) further, but the level has retreated.

Iraqi Kurd Farmers Battle Drought As Lake Dukan Retreats

2022-07-26T06:13+0200barrons (en)

"There was water where I'm standing now" in 2019, the 56-year-old said. "It used to go three kilometres (two miles) further, but the level has retreated." Sesame and beans are being grown on the plain under a blazing sun, adjacent to the lake which is fed by a Tigris tributary, the Lower Zab river which has its source in Iran.

Flash floods kill 22 people in southern Iran, others still missing

2022-07-26T01:05+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

At least 22 people in southern Iran are dead and others are missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media has reported. Key points: Heavy rains swelled the Roudbal river near the city of Estahban, according to the city’s governor; Thirteen of 21 bodies found have been....

22 killed in Iran floods

2022-07-24T03:09+0200thenews-pk (en)

TEHRAN: Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 22 people and left one person missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, a local official said on Saturday. Iran has endured repeated droughts over the past decade, but also regular floods, a phenomenon made worse when torrential rain falls on sun-baked earth.

At least 22 killed in flash floods in southern Iran

2022-07-24T02:02+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 22 people and left one person missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, a local official said Saturday. Iran has endured repeated droughts over the past decade, but also regular floods, a phenomenon made worse when torrential rain falls on sun-baked earth.

More than 20 killed in south Iran floods: state

2022-07-24T02:02+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 21 people and left others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. “Twenty-one people were killed and two are still missing,” in the floods that affected several towns in and around Estahban county....

Floods in southern Iran kill more than 20 people

2022-07-24T01:24+0200worldakkam (en)

Tehran: Floods in southern Iran have killed at least 21 people and left others missing after heavy rains in mostly dry countries, state media reported on Saturday. “21 people have died and two are still missing,” said the head of the Red Crescent Society in a flood that affected Estahban County and several surrounding towns in Fars Province.

At least 22 killed in southern Iran floods, say state media

2022-07-23T23:24+0200gulf-times (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 22 people and left one person missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, a local official said yesterday. Iran has endured repeated droughts over the past decade, but also regular floods, a phenomenon made worse when torrential rain falls on sun-baked earth.

Flash floods kill 22 people in southern Iran, others still missing

2022-07-23T21:20+0200abc-au (en)

"Around 5pm yesterday, heavy rains in the towns of Ij and Roodbal in the central parts of Estehban County led to flooding," Yousef Kargar, governor of the county in Fars province, was quoted as saying by state news agency IRNA on Saturday. "A number of local people and sightseers [from other areas]....

More than 20 killed in south Iran floods

2022-07-23T20:38+0200kuwaittimes (en)

TEHRAN: Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 21 people and left others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. “Twenty-one people were killed and two are still missing,” in the floods that affected several towns in and around Estahban....

More than 20 killed in south Iran floods: State media

2022-07-23T20:30+0200muscatdaily (en)

Tehran, Iran – Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 21 people and left others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. “Twenty-one people were killed and two are still missing,” in the floods that affected several towns in and around....

At least 17 killed in south Iran floods: state media

2022-07-23T18:53+0200dailytimesPK (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 17 people and left six others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. “Around 5pm yesterday, heavy rains in the towns of Ij and Roodbal in the central parts of Estehban County led to flooding,”....

At least 22 killed in south Iran floods: state media

2022-07-23T18:08+0200al-monitor (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 22 people and left one person missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, a local official said Saturday. Iran has endured repeated droughts over the past decade, but also regular floods, a phenomenon made worse when torrential rain falls on sun-baked earth.

At least 22 killed in south Iran floods: state media

2022-07-23T17:31+0200bssnews (en)

TEHRAN, July 23, 2022 (BSS/AFP) - Flooding in southern Iran has killed at. least 22 people and left one person missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, a local official said Saturday. Iran has endured repeated droughts over the past decade, but also regular floods, a phenomenon....

More than 20 killed in south Iran floods

2022-07-23T16:58+0200tribune (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 21 people and left others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. Iran has endured repeated droughts over the past decade, but also regular floods, a phenomenon made worse when torrential rain falls on sun-baked earth.

More than 20 killed in south Iran floods

2022-07-23T16:09+0200malaymail (en)

TEHRAN, July 23 ― Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 21 people and left others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. Iran has endured repeated droughts over the past decade, but also regular floods, a phenomenon made worse when torrential rain falls on sun-baked earth.

More than 20 killed in south Iran floods

2022-07-23T16:03+0200themalaymailonline (en)

TEHRAN, July 23 ― Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 21 people and left others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. Iran has endured repeated droughts over the past decade, but also regular floods, a phenomenon made worse when torrential rain falls on sun-baked earth.

Iran: Dozens killed by flooding in southern region Flash floods in the southern province of Fars have killed at least 20 people and left several missing, according to state media. Forecasters have warned that more heavy rains are on the way, risking further floods.

2022-07-23T14:52+0200deutschewelle-en (en)

At least 20 people were killed in flash floods caused by heavy rains in Iran's southern province of Fars, state media said on Saturday. Khalil Abdollahi, head of the province's crisis management department, said the downpours near Soltan Shahbaz village in Estahban caused the Rodbal Dam to flood.

More than 20 killed in south Iran floods

2022-07-23T14:21+0200khaleejtimes (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 21 people and left others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. Iran has endured repeated droughts over the past decade, but also regular floods, a phenomenon made worse when torrential rain falls on sun-baked earth.

More than 20 killed in south Iran floods: state media

2022-07-23T13:48+0200al-monitor (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 21 people and left others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. "Twenty-one people were killed and two are still missing," in the floods that affected several towns in and around Estahban county....

Flash floods kill more than 20 people in southern Iran, others still missing

2022-07-23T12:37+0200abc-au (en)

"Around 5pm yesterday, heavy rains in the towns of Ij and Roodbal in the central parts of Estehban County led to flooding," Yousef Kargar, governor of the county in Fars province, was quoted as saying by state news agency IRNA on Saturday. "As a result of the flood, 21 bodies have been found in the....

More than 20 people killed in south Iran floods

2022-07-23T11:59+0200thejournal (en)

FLOODING IN SOUTHERN Iran has killed at least 21 people and left others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media has reported. “21 people were killed and two are still missing,” in the floods that affected several towns in and around Estahban county in the southern....

At least 17 killed in south Iran floods

2022-07-23T11:52+0200naharnet-en (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 17 people and left six others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. "Around 5:00 pm yesterday, heavy rains in the towns of Ij and Roodbal in the central parts of Estehban County led to flooding,"....

More than 20 killed in south Iran floods: state media

2022-07-23T11:45+0200guardian-ng (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 21 people and left others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. “Twenty-one people were killed and two are still missing,” in the floods that affected several towns in and around Estahban county....

More than 20 killed in south Iran floods: State media

2022-07-23T11:43+0200timesofindia (en)

TEHRAN:Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 21 people and left others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. "Twenty-one people were killed and two are still missing," in the floods that affected several towns in and around Estahban....

More than 20 killed in south Iran floods: state media

2022-07-23T11:43+0200gulf-times (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 21 people and left others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. "Twenty-one people were killed and two are still missing," in the floods that affected several towns in and around Estahban county....

Several killed in flash floods in southern Iran

2022-07-23T11:39+0200whatsnew2day (en)

Issued on: 23/07/2022 – 11:10. Flooding in southern Iran has left at least 17 people dead and six others missing after torrential rains in the largely arid country, state media reported Saturday. “Yesterday around 5:00 PM, heavy rains in the towns of Ij and Roodbal in central Estehban County led to....

More than 20 killed in south Iran floods: state media

2022-07-23T11:35+0200mb-com-ph (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 21 people and left others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. “Twenty-one people were killed and two are still missing,” in the floods that affected several towns in and around Estahban county....

More than 20 killed in south Iran floods

2022-07-23T11:33+0200channelnewsasia (en)

TEHRAN: Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 21 people and left others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday (Jul 23). "Twenty-one people were killed and two are still missing," in the floods that affected several towns in and around....

Several killed in flash floods in southern Iran

2022-07-23T11:17+0200france24-en (en)

"Around 5:00 pm yesterday, heavy rains in the towns of Ij and Roodbal in the central parts of Estehban County led to flooding," Yousef Kargar, governor of the county in Fars province, was quoted as saying by state news agency IRNA. "As a result of the flood, 17 bodies have been found in the vicinity....

More than 20 killed in south Iran floods: state media

2022-07-23T11:11+0200digitaljournal (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 21 people and left others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. “Twenty-one people were killed and two are still missing,” in the floods that affected several towns in and around Estahban county....

At Least 17 Killed, 6 Missing in South Iran Floods: Report

2022-07-23T11:06+0200news18 (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 17 people and left six others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. “Around 5:00 pm yesterday, heavy rains in the towns of Ij and Roodbal in the central parts of Estehban County led to flooding,”....

At least 17 killed in south Iran floods – Naharnet

2022-07-23T10:58+0200wingsenvironmental (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 17 people and left six others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. Video posted on local media and social media show cars caught in the rising waters of the Roodball river and carried away.

At least 17 killed in south Iran floods

2022-07-23T10:36+0200naharnet-ar (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 17 people and left six others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. "Around 5:00 pm yesterday, heavy rains in the towns of Ij and Roodbal in the central parts of Estehban County led to flooding,"....

Flash floods kill over a dozen, sweep away cars in southern Iran

2022-07-23T10:32+0200trtworld (en)

In 2019, heavy flooding in the country's south left at least 76 people dead and caused damage estimated at more than $2 billion. (Reuters Archive) At least 20 people have been killed in flash floods caused by heavy rains in Iran's southern province of Fars, state media has said.

At least 17 killed in south Iran floods: state media

2022-07-23T10:29+0200brecorder (en)

TEHRAN: Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 17 people and left six others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. “Around 5:00 pm yesterday, heavy rains in the towns of Ij and Roodbal in the central parts of Estehban County led to....

At least 17 killed in south Iran floods

2022-07-23T10:18+0200freemalaysiatoday (en)

Thousands gathered in the dry Zayandeh Rood riverbed last November to blame officials for diverting water. (AP pic) TEHRAN: Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 17 people and left six others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. “Around 5.

At least 17 killed in south Iran floods: state media

2022-07-23T10:00+0200dawn (en)

Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 17 people and left six others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. “Around 5pm yesterday, heavy rains in the towns of Ij and Roodbal in the central parts of Estehban County led to flooding,”....

At least 17 killed in flash floods in southern Iran

2022-07-23T09:46+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

TEHRAN, Iran — Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 17 people and left six others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. “Around 5:00 pm yesterday, heavy rains in the towns of Ij and Roodbal in the central parts of Estehban County led....

At least 17 killed in flash floods in southern Iran

2022-07-23T09:44+0200timesofisrael (en)

TEHRAN, Iran — Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 17 people and left six others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. “Around 5:00 pm yesterday, heavy rains in the towns of Ij and Roodbal in the central parts of Estehban County led....

At least 17 killed in south Iran floods: State media

2022-07-23T09:27+0200thesundaily (en)

TEHRAN : Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 17 people and left six others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. “Around 5:00 pm yesterday, heavy rains in the towns of Ij and Roodbal in the central parts of Estehban County led to....

At least 17 killed in south Iran floods: state media

2022-07-23T09:11+0200bssnews (en)

TEHRAN, July 23, 2022 (BSS/AFP) - Flooding in southern Iran has killed at least 17 people and left six others missing following heavy rainfall in the largely arid country, state media reported on Saturday. "Around 5:00 pm yesterday, heavy rains in the towns of Ij and Roodbal in the central parts of....

Siccità: riemersa antica città dalle acque del Tigri

2022-07-04T10:11+0200ecoseven (it)

Potrebbe trattarsi di Zakhiku, antica città risalente all’Età del Bronzo. Dovrebbe avere 3.400 anni l’antica città riemersa dalle acque del Tigri in Iraq, nel bacino idrico di Mosul. La grande siccità che ha colpito l’Iraq questo inverno ha fatto riemergere questo sito che era già conosciuto negli anni Ottanta, quando venne costruito il bacino.

Various forms of climate change exacerbation: sandstorms in Iraq, dangerous floods in Australia, and a typhoon in China

2022-07-04T01:20+0200tellerreport (en)

The Iraqi capital, Baghdad, and other provinces witnessed on Sunday a severe dust storm that affected air traffic, while Australia evacuated residents in southwest Sydney, amid heavy rainfall, strong winds and expectations of the worst floods, and the first typhoon this year in China caused storms....

Iraq's tree-planting campaigns aim to replenish parched land

2022-06-28T11:52+0200english-alaraby (en)

Currently, 15 percent of Iraq's total area is categorised as being in a state of desertification. Ministry of Environment officials estimate that 300,000,000 trees should be planted as the first phase of a larger afforestation drive, while acknowledging the huge obstacle to such a scheme posed by water scarcity.

Il clima e la storia: la siccità e il suo potenziale ruolo sullo sviluppo dell'Islam

2022-06-24T11:33+0200ilbolive (it)

, con il punto più basso di umidità rilevata tra il 520 e il 532 d.C.: un dato confermato anche da altre analisi analoghe condotte in altri luoghi del Medio Oriente come il lago Neor nel nord dell’Iran e la grotta di Jeita in Libano, oltre che sui livelli del Mar Morto.

Il clima e la storia: la siccità e il suo potenziale ruolo sullo sviluppo dell'Islam

2022-06-24T11:03+0200247libero (it)

, con il punto più basso di umidità rilevata tra il 520 e il 532 d.C.: un dato confermato anche da altre analisi analoghe condotte in altri luoghi del Medio Oriente come il lago Neor nel nord dell’Iran e la grotta di Jeita in Libano, oltre che sui livelli del Mar Morto.

La crisi climatica sta stravolgendo le nostre vite e ce ne stiamo accorgendo soltanto adesso

2022-06-23T18:44+0200greenme (it)

Siccità, trombe d'aria, caldo estremo: tutti questi fenomeni, che non pensavamo ci interessare in prima persona, hanno iniziato a colpire anche il nostro Paese (e a influenzare negativamente le nostre esistenze). Sono i campanelli d'allarme della crisi climatica che si aggrava sempre di più, ma che abbiamo a lungo ignorato.

Wildfires rage in parts of Northern Hemisphere amid record-breaking heat

2022-06-23T09:49+0200aa-en (en)

ANKARA. Wildfires and forest fires continue to burn in Northern Hemisphere countries amid sobering reports of record-breaking temperatures throughout the world. Defined as one of the most devastating outcomes of climate change while also accelerating it, the fires continue to wreak havoc on rainforests, which some people call “the world's lungs.

Wildfires Rage In Parts Of Northern Hemisphere Amid Record-Breaking Heat

2022-06-23T09:42+0200haberler-en (en)

Wildfires and forest fires continue to burn in Northern Hemisphere countries amid sobering reports of record-breaking temperatures throughout the world. Defined as one of the most devastating outcomes of climate change while also accelerating it, the fires continue to wreak havoc on rainforests, which some people call "the world's lungs.

Dalla siccità emerge una città fantasma: "Un tesoro ritrovato in Iraq"

2022-06-22T17:06+0200ilgiornale (it)

Come nel resto del mondo, il bacino idrico del Tigri è diminuito rapidamente a causa dell'estrema siccità. Questo fattore drammatico, però, ha sconvolto archeologi e studiosi di fronte alla scoperta di una città "dimenticata" Piogge inesistenti e clima torrido. Il livello dei fiumi che si abbassa drammaticamente.

L'Italia sempre più arida: i dati sulla siccità

2022-06-22T16:17+0200lasentinella (it)

"È evidente che, in questa situazione e senza un'adeguata infrastrutturazione idrica, l'applicazione dei parametri attualmente previsti dalla normativa europea sul deflusso ecologico , sarebbe stata disastrosa per l'economia e l'ambiente di ampie zone del Paese.

Il nostro Paese e il resto del mondo deve fare i conti con la siccità e le sue conseguenze. I numeri della siccità: consumo idrico, riuso, investimenti. E i consigli per risparmiare acqua

2022-06-22T16:14+0200repubblica-green-and-blue (it)

La situazione in Italia. L'analisi, condotta su due serie storiche distinte (1990 e 2000) nel nostro Paese e ricordata dall'Osservatorio Anbi sulle risorse idriche, evidenza che in Sicilia il 70% della superficie presenta un grado medio-alto di vulnerabilità ambientale, seguono Molise (58%), Puglia (57%), Basilicata (55%).

L'Italia sempre più arida: i dati sulla siccità

2022-06-22T16:12+0200laprovinciapavese (it)

La situazione in Italia. L'analisi, condotta su due serie storiche distinte (1990 e 2000) nel nostro Paese e ricordata dall'Osservatorio Anbi sulle risorse idriche, evidenza che in Sicilia il 70% della superficie presenta un grado medio-alto di vulnerabilità ambientale, seguono Molise (58%), Puglia (57%), Basilicata (55%).

L'Italia sempre più arida: i dati sulla siccità

2022-06-22T16:12+0200lastampa (it)

"È evidente che, in questa situazione e senza un'adeguata infrastrutturazione idrica, l'applicazione dei parametri attualmente previsti dalla normativa europea sul deflusso ecologico , sarebbe stata disastrosa per l'economia e l'ambiente di ampie zone del Paese.

Antes del verano, el "infierno" de calor ya ha llegado a Irak

2022-06-21T11:25+0200deperu (es)

Umm Mohammed, de 74 años, agita un abanico para intentar refrescarse, pero en medio del calor abrasador de la ciudad iraquí de Basora solo consigue un aire sofocante. Esta ciudad meridional está acostumbrada a los veranos tórridos, pero este año el calor ha llegado antes de lo esperado, amargando la....

Italia sempre più arida. Allerta ANBI: “il mondo si sta desertificando”

2022-06-21T08:31+0200ilfattonisseno (it)

Sono circa 200 i Paesi e un miliardo le persone interessate dal processo di desertificazione nel mondo; tra quelli, in cui il fenomeno va manifestandosi più rapidamente, si annoverano Cina, India, Pakistan e diverse Nazioni di Africa, America Latina, Medio-Oriente, ma anche dell’Europa mediterranea....

Ciudad de 3.400 años queda al descubierto por sequía en río Tigris: está en buen estado pese al agua

2022-06-20T22:51+0200biobiochile (es)

La sequía hizo posible el hallazgo. Irak, uno de los países del mundo más afectados por el cambio climático, sufre una gran sequía. Para evitar que los cultivos se sequen, se han retirado grandes cantidades de agua del embalse de Mosul, el más importante del país.

La siccità prevista dal 2010 ma non si è corsi ai ripari. Sicilia regione più a rischio idrico

2022-06-20T14:03+0200lecodelsud (it)

Anche l’Italia si sta desertificando. E in modo evidente. ll Po non era così secco da decenni, i laghi non riescono a sopperire al bisogno, il livello del Tevere si abbassa pericolosamente e nella capitale si pensa di chiudere le fontane. Manca la pioggia e l’agricoltura italiana rischia grosso.

Il mondo si sta desertificando, ANBI: "L’Italia sempre più arida"

2022-06-20T01:43+0200oglioponews (it)

Sono circa 200 i Paesi e un miliardo le persone interessate dal processo di desertificazione nel mondo; tra quelli, in cui il fenomeno va manifestandosi più rapidamente, si annoverano Cina, India, Pakistan e diverse Nazioni di Africa, America Latina, Medio-Oriente, ma anche dell’Europa mediterranea....

Scoperta in Iraq una città di 3.400 anni fa. Riemersa causa siccità del fiume Tigri

2022-06-19T23:45+0200artribune (it)

Un’antica città, di ben 3.400 anni, è ritornata alla luce a Kemune, nel Kurdistan iracheno. Un tempo questa florida cittadina si affacciava sulle sponde del Tigri; è stata poi la costruzione della diga di Mosul, tra il 1981 e il 1984, a nasconderla per anni.

An Arab country recorded the highest temperature in the world

2022-06-19T05:01+0200yalibnan (en)

The website “EldoradoWeather”, a weather expert, announced on Saturday, June 18, 2022, that the city of Al-Fahoud in the Sultanate of Oman recorded the highest temperature in the world at a time when there was a strong heat wave in the world. It originates from North Africa in southern Europe,....

Europa più arida. Colpa anche del 'mare di plastica'

2022-06-18T07:35+0200247libero (it)

Il Piemonte ha già richiesto lo stato di calamità naturale per l’agricoltura e la Lombardia è pronta a seguirlo. Sono, infatti, 125 i Comuni del Nord colpiti da siccità che rischiano di chiudere i rubinetti, almeno nelle ore notturne. Una emergenza che non riguarda solo il Nord, ma che si sta....

Siccità: le gazzelle irachene stanno morendo di fame

2022-06-18T07:09+0200meteoweb (it)

Le gazzelle in una riserva naturale in Iraq stanno morendo di fame, diventando così le ultime vittime in un Paese in cui il cambiamento climatico sta aggravando le difficoltà dopo anni di guerra. In poco più di un mese, la popolazione di gazzelle dalle corna sottili nella riserva di Sawa, nel sud dell’Iraq, è scesa da 148 a 87.

Así se ve la desertificación y la sequía

2022-06-18T00:23+0200ntrzacatecas (es)

África, Chile, Irak y Portugal son ejemplos de que ningún país o región está a salvo de las sequías. Copernicus, el programa de observación de la Tierra de la Unión Europea, publicó imágenes satelitales de estos cuatro sitios para ilustrar casos de sequía severa.

Europa più arida. Colpa anche del “mare di plastica”

2022-06-18T00:20+0200ladiscussione (it)

Il Piemonte ha già richiesto lo stato di calamità naturale per l’agricoltura e la Lombardia è pronta a seguirlo. Sono, infatti, 125 i Comuni del Nord colpiti da siccità che rischiano di chiudere i rubinetti, almeno nelle ore notturne. Una emergenza che non riguarda solo il Nord, ma che si sta....

Le conseguenze della siccità sono più nefaste del previsto (e non riguardano solo il clima)

2022-06-17T16:35+0200greenme (it)

La siccità avanza a ritmi sempre più veloci e non sta stravolgendo solo interi ecosistemi e cambiando il volto dei paesaggi terrestri. Questo fenomeno provocato dalla crisi climatica sta avendo un impatto pesantissimo anche sulla vita degli abitanti del nostro Pianeta.

Il mondo si sta desertificando, l'Italia sempre più arida

2022-06-17T14:58+0200247libero (it)

ROMA – Sono circa 200 i Paesi e un miliardo le persone interessate dal processo di desertificazione nel mondo; tra quelli, in cui il fenomeno va manifestandosi più rapidamente, si annoverano Cina, India, Pakistan e diverse Nazioni di Africa, America Latina, Medio-Oriente , ma anche dell’Europa....

clima Il mondo si sta desertificando, l’Italia sempre più arida

2022-06-17T14:49+0200dire (it)

ROMA – Sono circa 200 i Paesi e un miliardo le persone interessate dal processo di desertificazione nel mondo; tra quelli, in cui il fenomeno va manifestandosi più rapidamente, si annoverano Cina, India, Pakistan e diverse Nazioni di Africa, America Latina, Medio-Oriente , ma anche dell’Europa....

Giornata mondiale siccità. Anbi, urgenti interventi strutturali per combattere desertificazione

2022-06-17T12:51+0200agricultura (it)

ROMA – Sono circa 200 i Paesi e 1 miliardo le persone interessate dal processo di desertificazione nel mondo; tra quelli, in cui il fenomeno va manifestandosi più rapidamente, si annoverano Cina, India, Pakistan e diverse Nazioni di Africa, America Latina, Medio-Oriente, ma anche dell’Europa....

Anbi: Contro desertificazione non bastano affermazioni di principio, ma interventi concreti di resilienza

2022-06-17T12:40+0200agricolae (it)

Sono circa 200 i Paesi e 1 miliardo le persone interessate dal processo di desertificazione nel mondo; tra quelli, in cui il fenomeno va manifestandosi più rapidamente, si annoverano Cina, India, Pakistan e diverse Nazioni di Africa, America Latina, Medio-Oriente, ma anche dell’Europa mediterranea....

Droughts that have revealed relics of the past — in pictures As the climate crisis intensifies droughts, remnants of past towns and societies have re-emerged from receding waters.

2022-06-17T11:24+0200deutschewelle-en (en)

A 2018 drought in the Kurdish region of Iraq provided a rare glimpse into a little known society: the Mittani Empire. German and Kurdish archeologists discovered a 3,400-year-old palace from the Bronze Age on the shore of the Tigris river after water levels in the Mosul Dam reservoir went down enough to reveal the ruins.

Desertificazione: in Italia siccità straordinarie si ripetono con intervalli sempre più ravvicinati

2022-06-17T10:58+0200meteoweb (it)

Sono circa 200 i Paesi e 1 miliardo le persone interessate dal processo di desertificazione nel mondo; tra quelli, in cui il fenomeno va manifestandosi più rapidamente, si annoverano Cina, India, Pakistan e diverse Nazioni di Africa, America Latina, Medio-Oriente, ma anche dell’Europa mediterranea....

CONTRO DESERTIFICAZIONE NON BASTANO AFFERMAZIONI DI PRINCIPIO SERVONO INTERVENTI CONCRETI DI RESILIENZA Com.St. ANBI 17-6-22

2022-06-17T10:38+0200agenparl (it)

(AGENPARL) – ven 17 giugno 2022 IN UN’ITALIA SEMPRE PIU’ ARIDA SI CELEBRA LA GIORNATA MONDIALE CONTRO LA DESERTIFICAZIONE E LA SICCITA’ ANBI: DI FRONTE AI CAMBIAMENTI CLIMATICI SERVONO URGENTI INTERVENTI INFRASTRUTTURALI PER LA RESILIENZA DEI TERRITORI NON SOLO AFFERMAZIONI DI PRINCIPIO Sono circa....

Climate change 'may force hundreds of millions from their homes by 2050'

2022-06-16T06:47+0200thenational (en)

Rising global temperatures could displace up to 216 million people over the next 30 years and in some countries climate migration has already begun. An annual report issued by the UN refugee agency on Thursday, titled Global Trends: Forced Displacement in 2021, presented an uncertain future for a....

Sensación arqueológica: resurge ciudad milenaria del fondo de un embalse en Irak

2022-06-13T18:35+0200eldeber (es)

La sequía extrema y la dramática disminución del nivel del agua en el embalse de Mosul (Irak) han permitido que un equipo de arqueólogos descubriera los restos de una ciudad de 3.400 años de antigüedad , que se encontraba a las orillas del río Tigris. Según las primeras hipótesis, los investigadores....

Sensación arqueológica: resurge ciudad milenaria del fondo de un embalse en Irak

2022-06-13T17:39+0200eju (es)

Fuente: dw.com La sequía extrema y la dramática disminución del nivel del agua en el embalse de Mosul (Irak) han permitido que un equipo de arqueólogos descubriera los restos de una ciudad de 3.400 años de antigüedad, que se encontraba a las orillas del río Tigris Según las primeras hipótesis, los....

Sensación arqueológica: resurge ciudad milenaria del fondo de un embalse en Irak Aprovechando el bajo nivel del agua en un importante embalse iraquí, arqueólogos hallaron edificios, palacios y muros de la que se cree habría sido la ciudad de Zakhiku, centro importante del Imperio Mitanni.

2022-06-13T16:47+0200deutschewelle-es (es)

La sequía extrema y la dramática disminución del nivel del agua en el embalse de Mosul (Irak) han permitido que un equipo de arqueólogos descubriera los restos de una ciudad de 3.400 años de antigüedad, que se encontraba a las orillas del río Tigris. Según las primeras hipótesis, los investigadores....

Dal fiume Tigri è riemersa un'antica città

2022-06-06T17:29+0200lescienze (it)

Un gruppo di archeologi ha potuto effettuare scavi in una città di 3400 anni fa sul fiume Tigri, in Iraq. I resti della città dell'Età del bronzo erano rimasti sommersi per diversi decenni nel bacino idrico di Mosul, il cui livello d'acqua di recente era diminuito a causa di una siccità estrema.

La siccità estrema fa riemergere dalla diga di Mosul una città di 3400 anni fa

2022-06-06T07:02+0200welfarenetwork (it)

Un team di archeologi tedeschi e curdi-irakeni ha scoperto una città dell’era dell’Impero Mittani, risalente a 3400 anni che sorgeva dove ora scorre il Tigri. All’Universität Freiburg spiegano che «L’insediamento è emerso dalle acque del bacino idrico di Mosul all’inizio di quest’anno quando il....

Iraq, la città perduta di Zakhiku risorge a causa della siccità: era stata sommersa dalla diga di Mosul

2022-06-05T19:38+0200blitzquotidiano (it)

Iraq, la città perduta di Zakhiku risorge . In Iraq a causa dell’estrema siccità, dopo decenni sott’acqua nel bacino idrico di Mosul sul fiume Tigri, è riemersa la città perduta di “Zakhiku”. Iraq, la città perduta di Zakhiku risorge. Secondo quanto riportato dal Daily Mail , l’insediamento risalente a 3.

Iraq, la città perduta di Zakhiku risorge a causa della siccità: era stata sommersa dalla diga di Mosul

2022-06-05T19:11+0200247libero (it)

Iraq, la città perduta di Zakhiku risorge . In Iraq a causa dell’estrema siccità, dopo decenni sott’acqua nel bacino idrico di Mosul sul fiume Tigri, è riemersa la città perduta di “Zakhiku”. Iraq, la città perduta di Zakhiku risorge. Secondo quanto riportato dal Daily Mail , l’insediamento risalente a 3.

Iraq's extreme drought reveals a 3,400-year-old city

2022-06-05T01:21+0200businessinsider-in (en)

A severe drought brought on by climate change revealed an ancient Bronze Age city in Iraq , and gave archaeologists a chance to map it, Monday. The drought hit the region in December, prompting locals to draw large amounts of water from a reservoir on the Tigris River, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, to prevent crops from drying out.

Iraq: la siccità estrema fa riemergere dalla diga di Mosul una città di 3400 anni fa

2022-06-03T13:44+0200greenreport (it)

Un team di archeologi tedeschi e curdi-irakeni ha scoperto una città dell’era dell’Impero Mittani, risalente a 3400 anni che sorgeva dove ora scorre il Tigri. All’Universität Freiburg spiegano che «L’insediamento è emerso dalle acque del bacino idrico di Mosul all’inizio di quest’anno quando il....

Aumentano le tempeste di sabbia: le cause e i rischi

2022-06-03T12:58+0200quifinanza (it)

Questo mese i cieli da Dubai fino alla Siria si sono colorati di un arancione apocalittico, mentre polvere e sabbia turbinavano nell’aria. La situazione in Medio Oriente. Migliaia di persone in Medio Oriente hanno affollato gli ospedali, perché non in grado di respirare correttamente a causa delle tempeste di sabbia.

Iraq's extreme drought reveals a 3,400-year-old city

2022-06-02T23:24+0200news-yahoo (en)

Iraq is the fifth most vulnerable country to climate change in the world, according to the United Nations . Warming temperatures have made the country drier and prone to drought, threatening agriculture and the livelihoods of those who live there. "Water reserves are far lower than what we had last....

Iraq's extreme drought reveals a 3,400-year-old city

2022-06-02T23:09+0200businessinsider-za (en)

Monday. The drought hit the region in December, prompting locals to draw large amounts of water from a reservoir on the Tigris River, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, to prevent crops from drying out. The lower water levels resurfaced ancient structures from a 3,400-year-old city along the river.

Iraq's extreme drought reveals a 3,400-year-old city

2022-06-02T22:58+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A severe drought brought on by climate change revealed an ancient Bronze Age city in Iraq , and gave archaeologists a chance to map it, Monday. The drought hit the region in December, prompting locals to draw large amounts of water from a reservoir on the Tigris River, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, to prevent crops from drying out.

Extreme drought reveals ancient city submerged in Iraq

2022-06-02T20:02+0200zmescience (en)

When a severe drought in Iraq led to falling water levels at the Mosul Dam it brought a lot of trouble for the people depending on this water. But it also brought an opportunity for archaeologists — the falling water levels exposed ruins from an ancient city of the Mittani culture, a powerful....

Drought reveals ruins of 3,400-year-old lost city in Iraq

2022-06-02T11:23+0200almayadeen-en (en)

Drought reveals ruins of a 3,400-year-old lost city in Iraq. Archaeologists have unearthed the remnants of a 3,400-year-old metropolis in the Middle East, attributed to climate change. According to a team of German and Kurdish experts, catastrophic droughts in Iraq prompted the damming of the Mosul reservoir to rescue local crops.

La sequía revela las ruinas de una ciudad que existió hace 3.400 años en el río Tigris

2022-06-01T22:29+0200prodavinci (es)

La sequía extrema y la dramática disminución del nivel del agua en el embalse de Mosul (Irak) han permitido que un equipo de arqueólogos descubriera los restos de una ciudad de 3.400 años de antigüedad, que se encontraba a las orillas del río Tigris. Según las primeras hipótesis, los investigadores....

Ancient Bronze Age city reemerges from Iraq river after…

2022-06-01T21:41+0200vervetimes (en)

When an extreme drought caused a 3,400-year-old city to reemerge from a reservoir on the Tigris River in northern Iraq, archaeologists raced to excavate it before the water returned. The Bronze Age city, at an archaeological site called Kemune, is a relic of the Mittani Empire (also spelled Mitanni....

Climate change helps reveal ruins of a 3,400-year-old lost city

2022-06-01T19:49+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

TÜBINGEN, Germany — Archaeologists have rediscovered the ruins of a 3,400-year-old city in the Middle East — thanks to climate change. A team of German and Kurdish researchers say severe droughts in Iraq led to the drawing down of the Mosul reservoir in order to save local crops.

La sequía revela las ruinas de una ciudad que existió hace 3.400 años en el río Tigris Aprovechando el bajo nivel del agua en un importante embalse iraquí, unos investigadores hallaron edificios, palacios y muros de la que se cree habría sido la ciudad de Zakhiku, centro importante del Imperio Mitanni.

2022-05-31T18:30+0200deutschewelle-es (es)

La sequía extrema y la dramática disminución del nivel del agua en el embalse de Mosul (Irak) han permitido que un equipo de arqueólogos descubriera los restos de una ciudad de 3.400 años de antigüedad, que se encontraba a las orillas del río Tigris. Según las primeras hipótesis, los investigadores....

Straordinaria scoperta archeologica: città di 3400 anni emerge dal fiume Tigri | FOTO

2022-05-31T11:15+0200meteoweb (it)

Un’equipe di archeologi tedeschi e curdi ha portato a termine una straordinaria scoperta: una città dell’era dell’ Impero Mittani di 3400 anni, un tempo situata sul fiume Tigri . L’insediamento è emerso dalle acque del bacino idrico di Mosul all’inizio di quest’anno quando il livello dell’acqua è....

La grave escasez de agua afecta la cosecha de trigo en Irak

2022-05-29T15:42+0200esdelatino-com (es)

BAGDAD — Salah Chelab aplastó una cáscara de trigo arrancada de su extensa tierra de cultivo al sur de Bagdad e inspeccionó sus semillas en la palma de una mano. Eran varios gramos más ligeros de lo que esperaba. “Es por la escasez de agua”, dijo, mientras la máquina agrícola rugía detrás de él,....

Middle East dust storms forewarn climate apocalypse

2022-05-28T11:10+0200gulfnews (en)

Some Christians believe that the appearance of the four horsemen of the apocalypse, predicted in the Bible’s book of Revelation, heralds the coming of the Last Judgment, the day of reckoning common to all Abrahamic faiths. The outriders of the impending cataclysm — rising temperatures, raging....

Iraq: Consiglio sicurezza Onu vota oggi rinnovo mandato Unami (3)

2022-05-27T13:28+0200agenzianova (it)

Baghdad, 27 mag 13:04 - (Agenzia Nova) - Le due forze curdo-irachene hanno raggiunto un accordo si diversi punti di divergenza, stemperando le tensioni e aprendo alla possibilità di un dialogo intra-curdo approfondito. Per quanto riguarda la situazione climatica, definita preoccupante dai membri....

Iraq-Iran: colloquio ministri Esteri, focus su cambiamenti climatici

2022-05-26T09:03+0200agenzianova (it)

Baghdad, 26 mag 08:45 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il ministro degli Esteri dell’Iraq Fouad Hussein ha avuto un colloquio telefonico con l’omologo iraniano Hossein Amirbadollahian per discutere dei cambiamenti climatici e della tempesta di sabbia che ha colpito i due Paesi nei giorni scorsi.

The World Is Burning More Heat-waves, more food insecurity, more migration

2022-05-26T06:23+0200wsimag (en)

Record high temperatures are gripping much of the globe and more hot weather are to come. This implies more drought, more food insecurity, more famine and more massive human displacements. In fact, extremely high May and June temperatures have broken records in parts of Europe, the Middle East,....

Ennesima tempesta di sabbia in Medio Oriente: cieli arancio e centinaia di ricoverati in tanti stati | FOTO

2022-05-24T20:56+0200informazione (it)

Da Riyadh a Teheran , cieli arancioni e uno spesso velo di sabbia hanno segnalato l’ennesima tempesta. Un’altra tempesta di sabbia si è verificata nelle scorse ore, ricoprendo parti di Iraq Siria Iran e Kuwait . Il cielo in Kuwait è diventato arancione mentre la violenta tempesta di sabbia ricopriva....

Wmo: Ultimi 7 anni i più caldi di sempre, nuovo record per 4 indicatori del cambiamento climatico

2022-05-24T09:38+0200ilfattonisseno (it)

Gli ultimi sette anni sono stati i sette anni più caldi mai registrati. Il 2021 è stato “solo” uno dei sette più caldi a causa di un evento La Niña all’inizio e alla fine dell’anno “temporaneo che ha portato un effetto di raffreddamento, ma non ha invertito la tendenza generale all’aumento delle temperature “.

Iraq. Il cielo di Baghdad diventa arancione per il cambiamento climatico

2022-05-23T19:01+0200247libero (it)

Una polvere arancione avvolge le città, mentre i granelli di sabbia inceppano il respiro. Non vedi nulla oltre i 400 metri: senti solo il rumore delle macchine che procedono a passo d’uomo. Una cortina di sabbia è calata oggi sull’Iraq, la nona da inizio aprile. Anche stavolta centinaia di persone sono finite in ospedale per problemi respirator i.

Iraq Il cielo di Baghdad diventa arancione per il cambiamento climatico

2022-05-23T17:56+0200avvenire (it)

Una polvere arancione avvolge le città, mentre i granelli di sabbia inceppano il respiro. Non vedi nulla oltre i 400 metri: senti solo il rumore delle macchine che procedono a passo d’uomo. Una cortina di sabbia è calata oggi sull’Iraq, la nona da inizio aprile. Anche stavolta centinaia di persone sono finite in ospedale per problemi respirator i.

Iraq’s orange sky is a red flag. Here’s why

2022-05-23T15:24+0200downtoearth (en)

Over eight dust storms hit Iraq in the last six weeks, turning the skies orange and disrupting lives. Climate change may be a driving force, scientists said. The orange hue across the west Asian country was captured in satellite images by the United States National Aeronautics and Space....

Iraq dust storms continue to bring cities to a standstill

2022-05-23T12:53+0200thenational (en)

Millions of Iraqis endured another dust storm day on Monday, the latest in an unrelenting spate that has blanketed the country since April. The night before, the government declared Monday a public holiday except for the health, security and services departments.

Tempeste di sabbia, un rischio per la salute umana

2022-05-22T07:12+0200laregione (it)

In Iraq, colpito da otto tempeste di sabbia dalla metà di aprile, lunedì almeno 4mila persone sono state ricoverate in ospedale per problemi respiratori. L’episodio precedente ha provocato un decesso per disturbi simili il 5 maggio, mandando in ospedale più di 5mila persone.

2021 sees record numbers displaced globally and in Myanmar

2022-05-20T09:55+0200bnionline (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an all-time record....

2021 sees record numbers displaced globally and in Myanmar

2022-05-20T08:02+0200mizzima (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an all-time record....

Nearly 60 million people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-20T04:07+0200citizen (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 — an all-time record....

60m people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-20T03:10+0200thenews-pk (en)

GENEVA: Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said on Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an....

Nearly 60 mil people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-20T00:05+0200japantoday (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an all-time record....

news Latest climate report underscores urgent need to act on drought

2022-05-19T20:47+0200unccd-int (en)

The State of the Global Climate in 2021 report released on 18 May 2022 by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) confirms that the past seven years have been the warmest seven years on record. According to the Report, drought affected many parts of the world, including the Horn of Africa,....

Nearly 60m internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-19T20:07+0200omanobserver-om (en)

GENEVA: Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said on Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an all-time....

60m people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-19T19:32+0200newagebd (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said on Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 an all-time record....

PH high on list of displacements due to disasters

2022-05-19T19:05+0200manilastandard-ph (en)

The Philippines had one of the highest numbers of internal displacements due to natural disasters in 2021, with Typhoon Odette resulting in the largest number of disaster displacements of the year worldwide, according to a joint report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC) and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).

Nearly 60m people million internally displaced last year

2022-05-19T18:45+0200taipeitimes (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said yesterday. About 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide last year — an all-time record....

'Nearly 60M people internally displaced in 2021'

2022-05-19T18:07+0200manilatimes (en)

GENEVA: Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people (IDP) to a record high, monitors said on Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021, an....

Tempesta di sabbia in Iraq: in centinaia con problemi respiratori

2022-05-19T17:35+0200fanpage (it)

L'ottava in poche settimane, aeroporti chiusi ed esami rimandati Roma, 16 mag. (askanews) - Uno strato di sabbia arancione ha ricoperto Baghdad. Arrivano immagini impressionanti dalla capitale dell'Iraq che assomiglia a Marte. Stesso scenario in altre città come Nassiriya.

Nearly 60m people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-19T15:29+0200parstoday-en (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 an all-time record....

Philippines among nations with most disaster-related internal displacements in 2021 --report

2022-05-19T13:35+0200gmanews (en)

The Philippines had one of the highest numbers of internal displacements due to natural disasters in 2021, with Typhoon Odette resulting in the largest number of disaster displacements of the year worldwide, according to a joint report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC) and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).

Nearly 60 Mn People Internally Displaced Worldwide Last Year

2022-05-19T13:03+0200aawsat (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an all-time record....

Nearly 60 million people internally displaced in 2021

2022-05-19T12:34+0200manilastandard-ph (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 – an all-time record....

Nearly 60 million displaced people worldwide in 2021, a record figure

2022-05-19T11:57+0200tellerreport (en)

The number of displaced people around the world has reached a record high. Conflicts and natural disasters forced millions of people to flee within their own country last year, bringing the total number of displaced people to nearly 60 million, according to a study released Thursday, May 19 by NGOs. Internally displaced people numbered 59.

Nearly 60 million people displaced in 2021 by conflict and natural disaster

2022-05-19T11:51+0200infomigrants (en)

Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an all-time record expected to be broken again this year amid mass displacement inside war-torn Around 38 million new internal displacements were reported in 2021, with some people forced to flee multiple times....

Nearly 60-M people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-19T11:34+0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an all-time record....

Nearly 60m people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-19T11:05+0200enca (en)

PARIS - Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said on Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an all-time....

Nearly 60 million people displaced in 2021 by conflict and natural disaster

2022-05-19T10:58+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an all-time record....

Nearly 60 mn people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-19T10:50+0200abs-cbnnews (en)

GENEVA Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an all-time....

Nearly 60 million people displaced within their own country in 2021

2022-05-19T10:35+0200tellerreport (en)

Nearly 60 million displaced people within their own country in 2021. This is the frightening assessment drawn up by several NGOs and published on Thursday. Conflicts and natural disasters are the two main causes put forward. Over the past ten years, 2020 and 2021 respectively occupy the first two places in terms of record number of trips.

Nearly 60 million people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-19T10:02+0200timesofmalta (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 - an all-time record....

Nearly 60 million people internally displaced worldwide in 2021 – timesofmalta.com

2022-05-19T09:53+0200unravelmalta (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 – an all-time record....

Nearly 60 million people forced to flee homes in 2021

2022-05-19T09:49+0200RTERadio (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said today. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 - an all-time record....

Conflicts, disasters displaced 60mn people within their countries in 2021

2022-05-19T09:31+0200thedailystarBD (en)

"2022 is looking bleak," IDMC director Alexandra Bilak told reporters. The record numbers seen in 2021, she said, marked "a tragic indictment really on the state of the world and on peace-building efforts in particular". NRC chief Jan Egeland agreed, warning: "It has never been as bad as this." "The world is falling apart," he told reporters.

Nearly 60mn people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-19T09:23+0200thehindu (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions of people to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said on May 19. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 — an all-time....

Nearly 60 mn people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-19T09:21+0200BangkokPost (en)

GENEVA: Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an all-time....

59 Million Displaced Globally, Conflicts And Calamities To Blame: Report

2022-05-19T08:57+0200ndtvnews (en)

Geneva: Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an all-time....

Nearly 60 mn people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-19T08:49+0200al-monitor (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an all-time record....

19/05/2022 Nearly 60 mn people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-19T08:45+0200rfi-en (en)

Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an all-time record expected to be broken again this year amid mass displacement inside war-torn Ukraine. Around 38 million new internal displacements were reported in 2021, with some people forced to flee multiple....

Nearly 60 mn people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-19T08:37+0200digitaljournal (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 — an all-time record....

Nearly 60 million people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-19T08:34+0200moneycontrol (en)

Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an all-time record....

Nearly 60mn people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

2022-05-19T08:33+0200brecorder (en)

GENEVA: Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 – an all-time....

Over 59M people internally displaced around globe in 2021

2022-05-19T08:22+0200dailysabah (en)

Tens of millions of people were forced to flee as a result of conflicts and natural disasters, setting a record in 2021, monitors said Thursday. Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 – an all-time record expected to be broken again this year amid mass displacement inside war-torn Ukraine.

Wmo, la crisi climatica continua ad accelerare: nel 2021 toccati quattro record negativi

2022-05-18T16:21+0200greenreport (it)

Eppure stiamo sussidiando i combustibili fossili con 11 milioni di dollari al minuto Wmo, la crisi climatica continua ad accelerare: nel 2021 toccati quattro record negativi. Guterres: «Le energie rinnovabili sono l'unico percorso verso una vera sicurezza energetica, prezzi dell'energia stabili e....

Wmo: “Ultimi 7 anni i più caldi di sempre, nuovo record per 4 indicatori del cambiamento climatico”

2022-05-18T10:34+0200dire (it)

ROMA – Gli ultimi sette anni sono stati i sette anni più caldi mai registrati . Il 2021 è stato “solo” uno dei sette più caldi a causa di un evento La Niña all’inizio e alla fine dell’anno “che ha portato un effetto di raffreddamento temporaneo, ma non ha invertito la tendenza generale all’aumento delle temperature”.

Clima, WMO: nuovi record nel 2021 per 4 indicatori chiave

2022-05-18T10:22+0200meteoweb (it)

L’Organizzazione Meteorologica Mondiale (World meteorological organization, WMO) delle Nazioni Unite, ha pubblicato oggi l’ultimo rapporto, dal titolo “ The WMO State of the Global Climate in 2021 “. Dal documento emerge che 4 indicatori chiave del cambiamento climatico – le concentrazioni di gas....

2021 among hottest years on record

2022-05-18T10:08+0200tellerreport (en)

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) publishes this Wednesday, May 18 its report on the state of the climate in 2021. If 2016 was warmer, it still beat other sad records. 2021 among hottest years on record. July 11, 2021 in Death Valley National Park, California. AP - John Locher. Text by: Simon Rozé Follow.

Se trata de la octava tormenta de polvo desde mediados de abril que golpea al país asiático. A qué se debe.

2022-05-18T00:09+0200economiasustentable (es)

Cambio climático: por qué este país amaneció cubierto por una gran capa de polvo naranja Se trata de la octava tormenta de polvo desde mediados de abril que golpea al país asiático. A qué se debe. Degradación del suelo, intensas sequías y escasas precipitaciones relacionadas con el Irak amaneció....

Tempesta di sabbia in Iraq: allarme problemi respiratori

2022-05-17T14:43+0200UnioneSarda (it)

Uno strato di sabbia arancione ha ricoperto Baghdad. Arrivano immagini impressionanti dalla capitale dell'Iraq che assomiglia a Marte. Stesso scenario in altre città come Nassiriya.La tempesta di sabbia che ha colpito il Paese è l'ottava che si sussegue da aprile, causata soprattutto dall'intensa....

Tempesta di sabbia: 40 persone soffocate, migliaia in ospedale

2022-05-17T13:32+0200citynews (it)

Uno strato di sabbia arancione ha ricoperto Baghdad, la capitale dell'Iraq. Dalla città arrivano immagini impressionanti, così come da altre località del paese, in particolare da Nassiriya. Si tratta dell'ottava tempesta di sabbia a colpire l'Iraq dal mese di aprile: un fenomeno, secondo gli....

Tempesta di sabbia: 40 persone soffocate, migliaia in ospedale

2022-05-17T13:21+0200europa-today (it)

Uno strato di sabbia arancione ha ricoperto Baghdad, la capitale dell'Iraq. Dalla città arrivano immagini impressionanti, così come da altre località del paese, in particolare da Nassiriya. Si tratta dell'ottava tempesta di sabbia a colpire l'Iraq dal mese di aprile: un fenomeno, secondo gli....

Tempesta di sabbia in Iraq: le immagini

2022-05-17T12:54+0200corriere (it)

Uno strato di sabbia arancione ha ricoperto Baghdad e altre città dell’Iraq. Arrivano immagini impressionanti dalla capitale, che assomiglia a Marte. Stesso scenario in altre città come Nassiriya. La tempesta di sabbia che ha colpito il Paese lunedì 16 maggio 2022 è l’ottava che si sussegue da....

Tempesta di sabbia in Iraq: il video delle città con un'atmosfera marziana

2022-05-17T12:22+0200corriere (it)

Uno strato di sabbia arancione ha ricoperto Baghdad. Arrivano immagini impressionanti dalla capitale dell’Iraq che assomiglia a Marte. Stesso scenario in altre città come Nassiriya. La tempesta di sabbia che ha colpito il Paese è l’ottava che si sussegue da aprile, causata soprattutto dall’intensa....

Tempesta di sabbia in Iraq: in centinaia con problemi respiratori

2022-05-16T20:37+0200ilSole24ore (it)

Roma, 16 mag. (askanews) - Uno strato di sabbia arancione ha ricoperto Baghdad. Arrivano immagini impressionanti dalla capitale dell'Iraq che assomiglia a Marte. Stesso scenario in altre città come Nassiriya. La tempesta di sabbia che ha colpito il Paese è l'ottava che si sussegue da aprile, causata....

Tempesta di sabbia in Iraq: in centinaia con problemi respiratori

2022-05-16T20:28+0200newsonline (it)

Stesso scenario in altre città come Nassiriya. La tempesta di sabbia che ha colpito il Paese è l'ottava che si sussegue da aprile, causata soprattutto dall'intensa siccità e dalle scarse precipitazioni legate al cambiamento climatico e ... ...

TOP VIDEO Tempesta di sabbia in Iraq: in centinaia con problemi respiratori

2022-05-16T20:26+0200timgate (it)

Tempesta di sabbia in Iraq: in centinaia con problemi respiratori Roma, 16 mag. (askanews) - Uno strato di sabbia arancione ha ricoperto Baghdad. Arrivano immagini impressionanti dalla capitale dell'Iraq che assomiglia a Marte. Stesso scenario in altre città come Nassiriya.

Politica Tempesta di sabbia in Iraq: in centinaia con problemi respiratori

2022-05-16T20:23+0200affaritaliani (it)

Roma, 16 mag. (askanews) - Uno strato di sabbia arancione ha ricoperto Baghdad. Arrivano immagini impressionanti dalla capitale dell'Iraq che assomiglia a Marte. Stesso scenario in altre città come Nassiriya.La tempesta di sabbia che ha colpito il Paese è l'ottava che si sussegue da aprile, causata....

Tempesta di sabbia in Iraq: in centinaia con problemi respiratori

2022-05-16T20:10+0200tiscali-it (it)

Roma, 16 mag. (askanews) - Uno strato di sabbia arancione ha ricoperto Baghdad. Arrivano immagini impressionanti dalla capitale dell'Iraq che assomiglia a Marte. Stesso scenario in altre città come Nassiriya.La tempesta di sabbia che ha colpito il Paese è l'ottava che si sussegue da aprile, causata....

Tempesta di sabbia in Iraq: in centinaia con problemi respiratori

2022-05-16T20:05+0200askanews (it)

Roma, 16 mag. (askanews) – Uno strato di sabbia arancione ha ricoperto Baghdad. Arrivano immagini impressionanti dalla capitale dell’Iraq che assomiglia a Marte. Stesso scenario in altre città come Nassiriya. La tempesta di sabbia che ha colpito il Paese è l’ottava che si sussegue da aprile,....

Has Iran entered a 30-year dry spell?

2022-05-16T16:00+0200tehrantimes (en)

While rejecting the country’s entry into the 30-year dry spell, he said that drought is not limited to a 30-year or 10-year period, as rainfall has gradually declined over the past five decades. The rainfall rate is still declining and has gone through a downward trend compared to the past 50 years;....

UN adds Pakistan to list of drought-hit ...

2022-05-16T12:19+0200dailypakistan (en)

NEW YORK The United Nations has placed Pakistan in the list of 23 countries facing drought related emergencies in last two years (2020-2022). The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has issued the 'Global Land Outlook' report as world set to mark the UN Desertification and Drought Day on June 17.

Drought causes $107m damage to environment

2022-05-08T16:34+0200tehrantimes (en)

Unfortunately, over 70 percent of the country is suffering from severe drought. The severity of the drought is devastating in areas such as the Zagros, which is both a source of water and natural habitats, he lamented. Perhaps the first and most important damage of drought is the weakening of....

La gravità della crisi idrica in Iraq rischia di essere letale per i 41 milioni di abitanti del Paese che non potranno comprare il grano dall'Ucraina. Ecco una delle peggiori ricadute del conflitto nell'Europa orientale

2022-05-08T11:52+0200euronews-it (it)

crisi idrica in Iraq Diritti d'autore Nabil al-Jurani/Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. Dopo decenni di guerre e ribellioni, l'Iraq deve affrontare un'altra grandissima sfida: la grave scarsità d'acqua causata dal cambiamento climatico.

L’Afghanistan piagato da forti piogge e inondazioni che portano morte e distruzione

2022-05-05T22:42+0200zerounotv (it)

Tempo di Lettura: 2 minuti. L’ Afghanistan è alle prese con forti piogge e inondazioni, che negli ultimi giorni hanno già provocato la morte di 22 persone e il ferimento di altre 40, distrutto centinaia di case e danneggiato i raccolti. La situazione è drammatica in 12 province – circa un terzo del....

Iraq sandstorm sends thousands to hospitals

2022-05-05T18:47+0200almayadeen-en (en)

The Health Ministry reported that most of those affected had chronic diseases or were elderly. The Iraqi Health Ministry said, on Thursday, that one person died, and over 5,000 people were treated in hospitals for respiratory ailments caused by a sandstorm, the seventh in a month.

L’Afghanistan piagato da forti piogge e inondazioni che portano morte e distruzione, nel silenzio generale

2022-05-05T15:37+0200greenme (it)

L’ Afghanistan è alle prese con forti piogge e inondazioni, che negli ultimi giorni hanno già provocato la morte di 22 persone e il ferimento di altre 40, distrutto centinaia di case e danneggiato i raccolti. La situazione è drammatica in 12 province – circa un terzo del territorio nazionale:....

Medio Oriente travolto dall’ennesima tempesta di sabbia: ricoveri in Iraq

2022-05-03T11:09+0200iconaclima (it)

Una tempesta di sabbia si è abbattuta sul Medio Oriente a fine aprile , innescata da temporali che hanno portato anche grandine e inondazioni improvvise. Le tempeste di sabbia in quella parte del mondo stanno diventando sempre più frequenti alimentate da siccità, desertificazione e riduzione delle precipitazioni .

Terzo Polo a rischio riscaldamento globale

2022-04-29T14:30+0200greenreport (it)

Nel lungo periodo, nell’Asia meridionale mancherà l’acqua. Aumenta il rischio per molte specie in via di estinzione. [29 Aprile 2022] Secondo li nuovo “A Scientific Assessment of the Third Pole” pubblicato dall’United Nations environment programme (Unep) in collaborazione con Third Pole....

UNEP: nuovo rapporto evidenzia il rischio del riscaldamento globale nel “terzo polo”.

2022-04-29T12:00+0200esgdata (it)

Le montagne ricoperte di ghiacciai dell’Asia meridionale, che forniscono acqua potabile a miliardi di persone, si stanno riscaldando a un ritmo allarmante, secondo un nuovo rapporto del Programma Ambientale delle Nazioni Unite (UNEP). La regione, conosciuta come il Terzo Polo per l’enorme quantità....

Preocupante y repentina desaparición del lago Sawa en Irak

2022-04-28T19:51+0200tiempo-es (es)

La historia del lago Sawa es, también, la de la desaparición de humedales y lagunas, así como de su biodiversidad, a causa del cambio climático y la intervención del hombre. En España no nos faltan ejemplos. Hace 1 hora 5 min Los hoteles abandonados se remontan a la década de 1990 cuando el lago Sawa estaba en su apogeo.

UN warns: Earth's degraded land at 'breaking point' Decades of unsustainable activities have depleted soils worldwide and accelerated global warming National Just now

2022-04-27T16:33+0200dailymonitor (en)

Ibrahim Thiaw is the Executive Secretary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), whose 197 parties -- 196 countries plus the European Union -- meet next month for the first time in three years, in Abidjan. Thiaw spoke to AFP about the crisis of deteriorating land quality, and how it....

Meteo Ponte 25 aprile: allerta in Lombardia per temporali. Pioggia (e neve) al Nord

2022-04-23T18:16+0200ilgiorno (it)

Milano - Un Ponte del 25 aprile nel segno del maltempo in tutto il nord Italia, Lombardia compresa . Tra oggi ( sabato 23 aprile ), domani ( domenica 24 aprile ) e il giorno della Festa della Liberazione la parte settentrionale del Paese sarà colpita da forti piogge.

Una tempesta di sabbia colpisce Baghdad: decine di ricoveri

2022-04-12T19:58+0200zazoom-it (it)

(Di martedì 12 aprile 2022) Sempre più frequenti a causa della siccità e desertificazione le tempeste di sabbia . Per il terzo giorno consecutivo una tempesta di sabbia ha colpito una parte dell'Iraq, tra cui la capitale Bagdad, ... : Almeno 25 persone sono morte nelle Filippine a causa di frane e....

Una tempesta di sabbia colpisce Baghdad: decine di ricoveri

2022-04-12T19:39+0200leggo (it)

Sempre più frequenti a causa della siccità e desertificazione le tempeste di sabbia. Per il terzo giorno consecutivo una tempesta di sabbia ha colpito una parte dell’Iraq, tra cui la capitale Bagdad, riducendo la visibilità e provocando problemi respiratori per molte persone, soprattutto anziani che sono stati ricoverati in ospedale.

Iraq, luce arancione e visibilità ridotta: una tempesta di polvere e sabbia provoca decine di ricoveri – Video

2022-04-12T16:38+0200ilfattoquotidiano (it)

Visibilità limitata, occhi rossi e luce arancione: la maggior parte dell’ Iraq è stata colpita negli scorsi giorni da una tempesta di polvere e sabbia che ha portato a “decine” di ricoveri per problemi respiratori . La nuvola di sabbia ha colpito per la prima volta il nord del Paese giovedì scorso,....

Iraq, tempesta di polvere e sabbia: decine di ricoveri

2022-04-12T14:52+0200zazoom-it (it)

(Di martedì 12 aprile 2022) Visibilita' limitata, occhi rossi e luce arancione: la maggior parte dell' Iraq e' stata colta oggi per il terzo giorno consecutivo da una tempesta di polvere e sabbia che ha portato a " decine " di ... : Tempesta di polvere e sabbia in Iraq: decine di ricoveri in tutto....

IRAQ 19 min Tempesta di sabbia si abbatte sull'Iraq Decine i ricoveri in tutto il paese per problemi respiratori

2022-04-09T17:33+0200tio (it)

BAGHDAD - Visibilità limitata, occhi rossi e luce arancione: la maggior parte dell'Iraq è stata colta oggi per il terzo giorno consecutivo da una tempesta di polvere e sabbia che ha portato a «decine» di ricoveri per problemi respiratori. La nuvola di sabbia ha colpito per la prima volta il nord del....

Se la guerra in Ucraina causa una nuova primavera araba

2022-03-30T10:27+0200247libero (it)

La Russia è il principale esportatore di grano al mondo, l’Ucraina il quinto. Insieme contribuiscono a oltre un terzo delle esportazioni globali di cereali. Sono anche i principali fornitori di colza, oltre a coprire il 52% del mercato mondiale delle esportazioni di olio di semi di girasole.

Economia: Se la guerra in Ucraina causa una nuova primavera araba - Lorenza Formicola

2022-03-30T00:18+0200247libero (it)

La Russia è il principale esportatore di grano al mondo, l’Ucraina il quinto. Insieme contribuiscono a oltre un terzo delle esportazioni globali di cereali. Sono anche i principali fornitori di colza, oltre a coprire il 52% del mercato mondiale delle esportazioni di olio di semi di girasole.

Tg Ambiente, edizione del 29 marzo 2022

2022-03-29T17:09+0200247libero (it)

INCENDI E SICCITÀ, ALLARME ITALIA CON -1/3 PIOGGIA. Con un inverno che ha lasciato l’Italia con 1/3 di pioggia in meno e precipitazioni praticamente dimezzate al Nord è allarme siccità e incendi, favoriti dall’aumento delle temperature. Una situazione aggravata dal deficit idrico, dopo che a....

29 / 03 : 14:28 : Tg Ambiente, edizione del 29 marzo 2022

2022-03-29T15:29+0200dire (it)

INCENDI E SICCITÀ, ALLARME ITALIA CON -1/3 PIOGGIA. Con un inverno che ha lasciato l’Italia con 1/3 di pioggia in meno e precipitazioni praticamente dimezzate al Nord è allarme siccità e incendi, favoriti dall’aumento delle temperature. Una situazione aggravata dal deficit idrico, dopo che a....

Opinion / Déjà vu all over again

2022-03-21T19:18+0100newagebd (en)

Members of the New York Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons gathered in Manhattan on the 75th anniversary of the bombing of the city of Hiroshima. — LightRocket/Getty Images/Erik McGregor. HE’S our very own emperor from hell, an updated version of Nero who, in legend, burned down Rome on a whim, though ours prefers drowning Washington.

Buffering the impacts of extreme climate variability in the highly engineered Tigris Euphrates river system

2022-03-09T15:23+0100nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

A comparison between the GRACE TWS and the seasonal precipitation (wet season) represented by AAP datasets throughout the periods covered by phases I through V reveals high correspondence (Fig. 3 ). The figure shows a severe decline in GRACE TWS values in phase II (− 144 ± 5 km 3 /1.

Draghi a Firenze, il suo discorso. Pace, giovani, Mediterraneo e ambiente

2022-02-23T18:39+0100247libero (it)

Firenze, 23 febbraio 2022 - Ecco il discorso integrale del presidente del Consiglio, Mario Draghi , al convento di Santa Maria Novella di Firenze per l'apertura dell'incontro 'Mediterraneo frontiera di pace' che riunisce vescovi e sindaci di più Stati da oggi a domenica.

ArticoloDraghi a Firenze, il suo discorso. Pace, giovani, Mediterraneo e ambiente

2022-02-23T18:27+0100LaNazione (it)

Firenze, 23 febbraio 2022 - Ecco il discorso integrale del presidente del Consiglio, Mario Draghi , al convento di Santa Maria Novella di Firenze per l'apertura dell'incontro 'Mediterraneo frontiera di pace' che riunisce vescovi e sindaci di più Stati da oggi a domenica.

Firenze, si apre l'incontro dei vescovi del Mediterraneo. L'intervento di Mario Draghi

2022-02-23T17:50+0100055firenze (it)

Si è aperto alla presenza di Mario Draghi il convegno dei vescovi "Mediterraneo frontiera di pace" , in corso da oggi fino al 27 febbraio a Firenze. Un evento che si sommerà al forum dei sindaci del Mediterraneo in programma in Palazzo Vecchio da venerdì, dando vita ad un’ assemblea congiunta dei....

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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