Overall Orange alert Drought for Southern Africa-2018
in Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, South Africa, Zimbabwe

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Articles about casualties: 1 (0.3%)
Articles in last hour: 0

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Sudden darkness over Sao Paulo baffles thousands

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:42:00 +0200startribune (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO Around midday on Monday, the sky suddenly blackened, and day became night in Sao Paulo. Sure, smog is bad in the Western Hemisphere’s largest city, where traffic jams can stretch for dozens of miles. But not this bad. What was going on? Was the end near? “Apocalypse!” one person cried on Twitter.

Climate change could cost the US 10.5% of its GDP by 2100, study warns

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:27:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Plastic pollution found in the world’s oceans and the melting permafrost in the Arctic could have startling economic burdens, perhaps as much as $2.5 trillion and $70 trillion, respectively. And while there may have been some hope that certain countries could escape the brunt of the impact, a new....

India Environment Floods after drought: India reels from extremes India has fallen into cycles in which severe drought and flooding follow each other By Aritry Das

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 04:35:00 +0200asiatimes (en)

Climate change and bad policies have pushed India into a recurring cycle of floods and droughts which is threatening the country’s economic stability and environmental wellbeing. The current floods have so far killed around 250 people and displaced at least a million across four states in southern and western India.

Up to 30% of total food produced worldwide is lost or wasted

Sat, 17 Aug 2019 04:17:00 +0200brusselstimes (en)

Land is a critical resource says a new report from United Nations International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) but is under growing pressure from humans and climate change. In a for policy-makers, IPCC states that land provides the principal basis for human livelihoods and well-being including the....

Freak weather events spiked this year: Data

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 20:23:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

India has already experienced more “extreme rainfall periods” in 2019 as compared to 2018, but there are also large pockets of the country affected by drought-like conditions due to the unequal distribution of rainfall, according to data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) that provides....

New report on how climate change threatens food security

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 10:54:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Land is a critical resource says a new report from United Nations International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) but is under growing pressure from humans and climate change. In a summary for policy-makers, IPCC states that land provides the principal basis for human livelihoods and well-being....

New report on how climate change threatens food...

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:08:00 +0200brusselstimes (en)

Land is a critical resource says a new report from United Nations International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) but is under growing pressure from humans and climate change. In a summary for policy-makers, IPCC states that land provides the principal basis for human livelihoods and well-being....

Flooding, Landslides Kill Hundreds Across South and Southeast Asia - Democracy Now!

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:16:00 +0200myanmarnews (en)

In India, massive floods and landslides have killed an estimated 200 people and displaced hundreds of thousands, as days of torrential monsoon downpours hit several southern and western states. In Kerala, a mudslide killed at least 50 people Sunday. This is a Kerala resident who was rescued.

Flooding and Landslides Kill Hundreds throughout South and Southeast Asia

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 00:05:00 +0200periodico26 (en)

In India, massive floods and landslides have killed an estimated 200 people and displaced hundreds of thousands, as days of torrential monsoon downpours hit several southern and western states. In Kerala, a mudslide killed at least 50 people last weekend. New Delhi.

Climate Change Is Already Changing The Environment, A Study Says

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 10:24:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A new report from the United Nations’ body in charge of monitoring climate change details how global warming is already playing out on land to negative effect: magnifying heat waves and droughts and contributing to desertification and declining crop yields.

2.600 millones de personas viven en países con problemas de agua extremos

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 04:23:00 +0200semana (es)

El crecimiento de la población, el aumento del consumo de carne y la intensificación de la actividad económica vienen presionando en forma creciente los recursos hídricos del mundo. Habitantes de casi 400 regiones del planeta ya están viviendo en condiciones de "estrés hídrico extremo", según un....

Climate Change is triggering more heat waves, droughts, and crop yield declines, study says

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 11:06:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A new report from the United Nations’ body in charge of monitoring climate change details how global warming is already playing out on land to negative effect: magnifying heat waves and droughts, and contributing to desertification and declining crop yields.

¿Cuán probable es que la Argentina sufra escasez de agua?

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 19:59:00 +0200lanacion-AR (es)

Habitantes de casi 400 regiones del planeta ya están viviendo en condiciones de "estrés hídrico extremo", según un nuevo informe del World Resources Institute (WRI) , un centro de estudios con sede en Washington. El estrés hídrico mide la cantidad de agua extraída de fuentes subterráneas y superficiales en comparación con el total disponible.

¿Cuán probable es que tu país sufra escasez de agua?

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 18:24:00 +0200ecuavisa (es)

Problema global. Casi un tercio de la población global, cerca de 2.600 millones de personas, vive en países en situación de estrés hídrico "extremadamente alto" , incluyendo 1.700 millones de personas en 17 naciones con "escasez extremada de agua", según el WRI.

Onu: servono 295 milioni di euro per la fame in Zimbabwe

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 16:31:00 +0200imolaoggi (it)

ROMA, 7 AGO – Circa un terzo degli abitanti dello Zimbabwe – 5 milioni di persone – ha bisogno di aiuti alimentari a causa di una devastante siccità e dalla crisi economica. E’ l’allarme lanciato dal WFP, il Programma alimentare mondiale, che ha aperto una raccolta fondi per 295 milioni di euro.

Zimbabwe: Onu,servono aiuti alimentari Ansa

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 15:26:00 +0200msn-it (it)

© ANSA Zimbabwe : Onu,servono aiuti alimentari. (ANSA) - ROMA, 7 AGO - Circa un terzo degli abitanti dello Zimbabwe - 5 milioni di persone - ha bisogno di aiuti alimentari a causa di una devastante siccità e dalla crisi economica. E' l'allarme lanciato dal WFP, il Programma alimentare mondiale, che....

Zimbabwe: Onu,servono aiuti alimentari

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 14:57:00 +0200lagazzettadelmezzogiorno (it)

ROMA, 7 AGO - Circa un terzo degli abitanti dello Zimbabwe - 5 milioni di persone - ha bisogno di aiuti alimentari a causa di una devastante siccità e dalla crisi economica. E' l'allarme lanciato dal WFP, il Programma alimentare mondiale, che ha aperto una raccolta fondi per 295 milioni di euro.

Zimbabwe: Onu,servono aiuti alimentari

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 14:35:00 +0200ansa (it)

(ANSA) - ROMA, 7 AGO - Circa un terzo degli abitanti dello Zimbabwe - 5 milioni di persone - ha bisogno di aiuti alimentari a causa di una devastante siccità e dalla crisi economica. E' l'allarme lanciato dal WFP, il Programma alimentare mondiale, che ha aperto una raccolta fondi per 295 milioni di euro.

Zimbabwe: Onu,servono aiuti alimentari

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 14:12:00 +0200tiscali-it (it)

(ANSA) - ROMA, 7 AGO - Circa un terzo degli abitanti dello Zimbabwe - 5 milioni di persone - ha bisogno di aiuti alimentari a causa di una devastante siccità e dalla crisi economica. E' l'allarme lanciato dal WFP, il Programma alimentare mondiale, che ha aperto una raccolta fondi per 295 milioni di euro.

¿Cuán probable es que tu país sufra escasez de agua?

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 05:29:00 +0200laprensa (es)

El crecimiento de la población, el aumento del consumo de carne y la intensificación de la actividad económica vienen presionando en forma creciente los recursos hídricos del mundo. Habitantes de casi 400 regiones del planeta ya están viviendo en condiciones de « estrés hídrico extremo «, según un....

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