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Southern African Drought: Extreme Hardship, Hopefully Only in the Short Term

2024-07-23T17:07+0200globalissues (en)

Countries, including Botswana , Mozambique, Angola, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Zambia, have only received less than 20 percent of the rainfall that they usually receive in the month of February. The driest January/February period in 40 years, according to a report issued by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Double tragedy: Farmers affected by illegal mining, climate change

2024-07-14T00:09+0200sundaymail-zw (en)

Vuyisile Moyo. Smallholder farmers in rural Gwanda, a region in Zimbabwe that borders South Africa , have been affected by a double shock — a combination of heat, droughts and floods caused by climate change; and water contamination and damaged land caused by illegal, small-scale mining.

Report: El-Nino-induced drought reduced Botswana's GDP by 38%

2024-07-08T05:28+0200cgtn (en)

El-Nino-induced drought during the 2023/2024 cropping season has reduced Botswana 's gross domestic product (GDP) by 38 percent, said a local climate change advocacy organization in its recent report. Crop yields dropped from 206,572 metric tonnes in the 2021/2022 cropping season to 125,184 metric....

El-Nino-induced drought reduces Botswana's GDP by 38 pct: report

2024-07-07T16:13+0200xinhuanet-english (en)

GABORONE, July 7 (Xinhua) -- El-Nino-induced drought during the 2023/2024 cropping season has reduced Botswana 's gross domestic product (GDP) by 38 percent, said a local climate change advocacy organization in its recent report. Crop yields dropped from 206,572 metric tons in the 2021/2022 cropping....

El-Nino-induced drought reduces Botswana's GDP by 38 pct: report

2024-07-07T16:09+0200english-news-cn (en)

GABORONE, July 7 (Xinhua) -- El-Nino-induced drought during the 2023/2024 cropping season has reduced Botswana 's gross domestic product (GDP) by 38 percent, said a local climate change advocacy organization in its recent report. Crop yields dropped from 206,572 metric tons in the 2021/2022 cropping....

EU brings relief to drought-affected families in Botswana

2024-07-04T22:40+0200polandsun (en)

GABORONE, July 4 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) in Botswana has provided around 150,000 euros (162,027 U.S. dollars) in humanitarian aid to vulnerable families affected by the El Nino drought. The funding will support the Botswana Red Cross Society, an international organization that aids people in emergencies and hunger.

EU brings relief to drought-affected families in Botswana

2024-07-04T22:34+0200xinhuanet-english (en)

GABORONE, July 4 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) in Botswana has provided around 150,000 euros (162,027 U.S. dollars) in humanitarian aid to vulnerable families affected by the El Nino drought. The funding will support the Botswana Red Cross Society, an international organization that aids people in emergencies and hunger.

EU brings relief to drought-affected families in Botswana

2024-07-04T22:33+0200english-news-cn (en)

GABORONE, July 4 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) in Botswana has provided around 150,000 euros (162,027 U.S. dollars) in humanitarian aid to vulnerable families affected by the El Nino drought. The funding will support the Botswana Red Cross Society, an international organization that aids people in emergencies and hunger.

EU brings relief to drought-affected families in Botswana

2024-07-04T18:41+0200europesun (en)

GABORONE, July 4 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) in Botswana has provided around 150,000 euros (162,027 U.S. dollars) in humanitarian aid to vulnerable families affected by the El Nino drought. The funding will support the Botswana Red Cross Society, an international organization that aids people in emergencies and hunger.

Schlettwein left Stampriet meeting to attend to a cabinet matter

2024-06-18T21:27+0200windhoek-observer (en)

Martin Endjala. The Otjombinde Constituency councillor in the Omaheke region, Wenzel Kavaka, has expressed disappointment following the early departure of the Minister of Agriculture, Water, and Land Reform, Calle Schlettwein, during a high-level meeting on the possible impact of uranium mining on the Stampriet aquifer.

opinion A severe drought is plunging millions of Africans into crisis

2024-06-13T14:05+0200theglobeandmail (en)

Along with the largely ignored humanitarian crisis in Sudan, another deadly calamity is developing in Africa. Encroaching food shortages in the Central African nations of Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Malawi are worrying relief agencies and official international bodies like the UN Office for the....

Botswana: Drought DREF operation n° MDRBW005

2024-06-13T00:53+0200humanitarianresponse (en)

Description of the Event. Date when the trigger was met. 30-05-2024. What happened, where and when? On May 24, 2024, the Rural Development Secretariat under the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development issued a report urging support due to the devastating impact of drought on food security....

FAO pledges US$10 million for SADC to support 13 million people affected by drought and floods

2024-06-12T17:01+0200economist-na (en)

According to the SADC El Nino Appeal, an estimated 60 million people in Southern Africa are food insecure. Across the southern half of the region, many areas experienced significant crop water deficits resulting in reduced crop production while Malawi, Namibia , Zambia and Zimbabwe have declared states of national disaster due to the drought.

Botswana: Drought DREF operation n° MDRBW005

2024-06-12T15:25+0200reliefWeb (en)

Description of the Event. Date when the trigger was met. 30-05-2024. What happened, where and when? On May 24, 2024, the Rural Development Secretariat under the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development issued a report urging support due to the devastating impact of drought on food security....

SADC nations urged to speed up efforts to protect environment

2024-06-07T06:41+0200cgtn (en)

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) members have an obligation to accelerate policies aimed at protecting the environment, an SADC official said Thursday. Boemo Sekgoma, secretary general of the SADC Parliamentary Forum, told regional parliamentarians during a webinar that parliaments....

SADC nations urged to accelerate efforts aimed at protecting environment

2024-06-06T23:45+0200xinhuanet-english (en)

GABORONE, June 6 (Xinhua) -- The Southern African Development Community (SADC) members have an obligation to accelerate policies aimed at protecting the environment, an SADC official said Thursday. Boemo Sekgoma, secretary general of the SADC Parliamentary Forum, told regional parliamentarians....

SADC nations urged to accelerate efforts aimed at protecting environment

2024-06-06T23:43+0200english-news-cn (en)

GABORONE, June 6 (Xinhua) -- The Southern African Development Community (SADC) members have an obligation to accelerate policies aimed at protecting the environment, an SADC official said Thursday. Boemo Sekgoma, secretary general of the SADC Parliamentary Forum, told regional parliamentarians....

SADC nations urged to accelerate efforts aimed at protecting environment

2024-06-06T20:06+0200china.org.cn (en)

GABORONE, June 6 (Xinhua) -- The Southern African Development Community (SADC) members have an obligation to accelerate policies aimed at protecting the environment, an SADC official said Thursday. Boemo Sekgoma, secretary general of the SADC Parliamentary Forum, told regional parliamentarians....

El experto de UNIR advierte que estamos utilizando recursos de agua en exceso y propone un pacto nacional

2024-06-02T12:20+0200noticiasde (es)

LOGROÑO, 2 (EUROPA PRESS) Hay que plantear la gestión del agua como «los ingresos y gastos de una empresa», con la intención de «obtener el mejor rendimiento de los recursos» de los que se disponen, especialmente en el sector agrícola. Unos recursos que, en el caso por ejemplo de los acuíferos, uno....

Experto UNIR alerta de que "gastamos" recursos de agua "por encima de las posibilidades" y plantea un pacto nacional

2024-06-02T12:08+0200europapress (es)

LOGROÑO, 2 Jun. (EUROPA PRESS) - Hay que plantear la gestión del agua como "los ingresos y gastos de una empresa", con la intención de "obtener el mejor rendimiento de los recursos" de los que se disponen, especialmente en el sector agrícola . Unos recursos que, en el caso por ejemplo de los....

Experto UNIR alerta de que "gastamos" recursos de agua "por encima de las ...

2024-06-02T12:04+0200gentedigital (es)

LOGROÑO, 2 (EUROPA PRESS) Hay que plantear la gestión del agua como "los ingresos y gastos de una empresa", con la intención de "obtener el mejor rendimiento de los recursos" de los que se disponen, especialmente en el sector agrícola. Unos recursos que, en el caso por ejemplo de los acuíferos, uno....

United States Donates Emergency Drought Relief for Malnourished Children

2024-06-01T01:26+0200reliefWeb (en)

The U.S. government handed over 14 metric tons of Ready-To-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) to Namibia ’s Ministry of Health and Social Services to provide lifesaving assistance to at least 1,000 children suffering from severe acute malnutrition. RUTF is a specialized food product which is designed to....

Africa Drought Threat Intensifies, Causing Rise in Elephant Death Tolls Since 2023

2024-05-31T22:16+0200natureworldnews (en)

Drought has impacted Africa for years, aggravating humanitarian crises like widespread displacements and malnutrition due to food insecurity that affects millions of people. While the said natural disaster is notoriously known for destroying communities, it also has devastating impacts on wild animals.

Iran offers drought assistance to Namibia

2024-05-30T21:36+0200windhoek-observer (en)

Niël Terblanché. In a new development, the country has received an offer of assistance from Iran to help mitigate the impacts of the severe drought following a recently declared state of emergency. The offer was made during a courtesy call by Dr. Seyed Ali Sharifi Sadati, the Ambassador of Iran to....

U.S. donates emergency food for 1 000 malnourished children

2024-05-27T08:32+0200informante (en)

Staff Reporter. THE U.S. government has handed over 14 metric tons of Ready-To-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) to the Ministry of Health and Social Services to provide lifesaving assistance to at least 1 000 children suffering from severe acute malnutrition.

Locusts provide a lifeline as hunger bites villagers

2024-05-22T15:55+0200thestandard-zw (en)

A resettled farmer along Karoi-Chirundu Highway, Tobias Murenga, said locusts were now a business venture. “Selling locusts can make a difference because one can buy basic commodities including salt, sugar, soap, among others,” he explained. Elsewhere, some villagers under Chief Kazangarare, about....

Locusts provide a lifeline as hunger bites villagers

2024-05-22T15:26+0200theindependent (en)

A resettled farmer along Karoi-Chirundu Highway, Tobias Murenga, said locusts were now a business venture. “Selling locusts can make a difference because one can buy basic commodities including salt, sugar, soap, among others,” he explained. Elsewhere, some villagers under Chief Kazangarare, about....

Locusts provide a lifeline as hunger bites villagers

2024-05-22T07:08+0200zimbabwesituation (en)

Source: IT is early Saturday morning as 10-year-old Ratidzo races against time across maize fields to catch locusts, while they are still immobilised by the early morning frost. Several rural children are making it a daily routine to catch the insects for a meal as the El Niño-induced drought takes a toll on many of Zimbabwe’s rural communities.

Southern Africa: Southern Africa Seeks $5.5b in Aid to Fight El Nino Effects

2024-05-22T06:52+0200allafrica (en)

Gaborone, Botswana Southern African leaders have launched a $5.5 billion humanitarian aid appeal as the region faces acute grain shortages due to El Nino-induced droughts. Leaders from the region's bloc, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), met Monday to deliberate on the crisis....

Locusts provide a lifeline as hunger bites villagers

2024-05-22T05:23+0200newsday (en)

Armed with a bucket and an old mosquito net, Ratidzo ventures into the fields each morning without fail as this means a lot for her family. “We must be on time to get as many locusts as possible,” said the young girl from Makanda homestead situated about 80 kilometres east of Karoi town, under Chief Mjinga in Hurungwe East.

Southern Africa Seeks $5.5B in Aid to Fight El Nino Effects

2024-05-22T03:14+0200voazimbabwe (en)

Mqondisi Dube. GABORONE, BOTSWANA — Southern African leaders have launched a $5.5 billion humanitarian aid appeal as the region faces acute grain shortages due to El Nino-induced droughts. Leaders from the region’s bloc, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), met Monday to deliberate on....

SADC launches US$5,5bn appeal for El Nino crisis

2024-05-22T00:02+0200herald (en)

LUANDA. — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) expressed concern on Monday about the humanitarian situation in member countries due to El Nino-induced droughts and floods, which have affected more than 61 million people in the region. Following an extraordinary virtual summit of heads....

Southern Africa seeks $5.5B in aid to fight El Nino effects

2024-05-21T14:03+0200singaporestar (en)

Gaborone, Botswana - Southern African leaders have launched a $5.5 billion humanitarian aid appeal as the region faces acute grain shortages due to El Nino-induced droughts. Leaders from the region's bloc, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), met Monday to deliberate on the crisis....

Southern Africa seeks $5.5B in aid to fight El Nino effects

2024-05-21T13:55+0200cambodiantimes (en)

Gaborone, Botswana - Southern African leaders have launched a $5.5 billion humanitarian aid appeal as the region faces acute grain shortages due to El Nino-induced droughts. Leaders from the region's bloc, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), met Monday to deliberate on the crisis....

Southern Africa seeks $5.5B in aid to fight El Nino effects

2024-05-21T13:50+0200myanmarnews (en)

Gaborone, Botswana - Southern African leaders have launched a $5.5 billion humanitarian aid appeal as the region faces acute grain shortages due to El Nino-induced droughts. Leaders from the region's bloc, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), met Monday to deliberate on the crisis....

Southern Africa seeks $5.5B in aid to fight El Nino effects

2024-05-21T13:43+0200northernirelandnews (en)

Gaborone, Botswana - Southern African leaders have launched a $5.5 billion humanitarian aid appeal as the region faces acute grain shortages due to El Nino-induced droughts. Leaders from the region's bloc, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), met Monday to deliberate on the crisis....

Southern Africa seeks $5.5B in aid to fight El Nino effects

2024-05-21T13:40+0200srilankasource (en)

Gaborone, Botswana - Southern African leaders have launched a $5.5 billion humanitarian aid appeal as the region faces acute grain shortages due to El Nino-induced droughts. Leaders from the region's bloc, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), met Monday to deliberate on the crisis....

Southern Africa seeks $5.5B in aid to fight El Nino effects

2024-05-21T13:38+0200longbeachstar (en)

Gaborone, Botswana - Southern African leaders have launched a $5.5 billion humanitarian aid appeal as the region faces acute grain shortages due to El Nino-induced droughts. Leaders from the region's bloc, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), met Monday to deliberate on the crisis....

Southern Africa seeks $5.5B in aid to fight El Nino effects

2024-05-21T13:18+0200nigeriasun (en)

Gaborone, Botswana - Southern African leaders have launched a $5.5 billion humanitarian aid appeal as the region faces acute grain shortages due to El Nino-induced droughts. Leaders from the region's bloc, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), met Monday to deliberate on the crisis....

Southern Africa seeks $5.5B in aid to fight El Nino effects

2024-05-21T13:08+0200manilametro (en)

Gaborone, Botswana - Southern African leaders have launched a $5.5 billion humanitarian aid appeal as the region faces acute grain shortages due to El Nino-induced droughts. Leaders from the region's bloc, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), met Monday to deliberate on the crisis....

Southern Africa seeks $5.5B in aid to fight El Nino effects

2024-05-21T11:42+0200voanews (en)

Gaborone, Botswana — Southern African leaders have launched a $5.5 billion humanitarian aid appeal as the region faces acute grain shortages due to El Nino-induced droughts. Leaders from the region’s bloc, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), met Monday to deliberate on the crisis....

Namibia faces worst drought in 100 years

2024-05-21T11:24+0200namibian (en)

Namibia is grappling with the worst drought it has faced in 100 years, threatening the country’s water security, health and economic prosperity. This is according to agriculture, water and land reform minister Calle Schlettwein at the World Water Forum in Bali on Monday.

Southern African countries launch 5.5-bln-USD appeal for El Nino crisis

2024-05-20T23:46+0200english-news-cn (en)

LUANDA, May 20 (Xinhua) -- The Southern African Development Community (SADC) expressed concern on Monday about the humanitarian situation in member countries due to El Nino-induced droughts and floods, which have affected more than 61 million people in the region.

Southern African countries launch 5.5-bln-USD appeal for El Nino crisis

2024-05-20T23:43+0200xinhuanet-english (en)

LUANDA, May 20 (Xinhua) -- The Southern African Development Community (SADC) expressed concern on Monday about the humanitarian situation in member countries due to El Nino-induced droughts and floods, which have affected more than 61 million people in the region.

Southern African countries launch 5.5-bln-USD appeal for El Nino crisis

2024-05-20T19:18+0200china.org.cn (en)

LUANDA, May 20 (Xinhua) -- The Southern African Development Community (SADC) expressed concern on Monday about the humanitarian situation in member countries due to El Nino-induced droughts and floods, which have affected more than 61 million people in the region.

Sadc PF meets over food security

2024-05-20T02:14+0200herald (en)

The SADC PF Standing Committee on Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources (FANR) opened its meeting here yesterday, in preparation for the 55th Plenary Assembly Session of the SADC PF that will take place in Angola from July 1 to 7. The meeting underway here, which is running under the theme:....

Sadc launches humanitarian appeal

2024-05-18T11:32+0200zimbabwesituation (en)

In Southern Africa, El Niño weather patterns are associated with low rainfall and drought. The current drought has affected crops and livestock leading to the disruption of lives and livelihoods for an estimated 58 million people in the region. According to a statement by the SADC Secretariat,....

Sadc launches humanitarian appeal

2024-05-18T00:32+0200herald (en)

HEADS of State and Government of member states of the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) will meet on Monday next week to discuss the humanitarian situation in the region caused by the current El Niño-induced drought. In Southern Africa, El Niño weather patterns are associated with low rainfall and drought.

Southern African Development Community launches humanitarian appeal

2024-05-18T00:07+0200chronicle (en)

Harare Bureau. HEADS of State and Government of member states of the Southern African Development Community will meet on Monday next week to discuss the humanitarian situation in the region caused by the current El Niño-induced drought. In southern Africa, El Niño weather patterns are associated with low rainfall and drought.

Getting to Grips With Namibia’s Drought Crisis

2024-05-12T08:21+0200namibian (en)

NAMIBIA, KNOWN AS one of the driest countries south of the Sahara, has faced continuous drought conditions for many years. The effects of drought can be far-reaching and profound, leading to crop failures, food shortages, loss of livestock, economic hardships and environmental degradation.

Ex chiesa dei Batù: un maggio verde con "Arboretum"

2024-05-11T15:11+0200247libero (it)

Si tinge di verde il maggio del Club Unesco “Monferrato degli Infernot”. Il collettivo, cavalcando ancora l’onda lunga dei festeggiamenti del primo decennale dei Paesaggi Vitivinicoli Patrimonio dell’Umanità, ha inaugurato lo scorso mercoledì, alla Chiesa dei Battuti, la retrospettiva fotografica....

NAMIBIA, LA PERSISTENTE SICCITA’ MINACCIA I LEONI DEL DESERTO

2024-05-06T17:08+0200nelcuore (it)

La popolazione di leoni del deserto della Namibia , che popolano l’aspra regione del Kunene, nel nord-ovest del Paese, è diminuita del 21% nell’ultimo anno a causa dell’effetto domino della diminuzione delle prede disponibili provocata dalla siccità. Secondo un’indagine condotta tra la fine del 2022....

Siccità affligge popolazioni leoni del deserto in Namibia

2024-05-06T15:49+0200espansionetv (it)

(ANSA) – CITTÀ DEL CAPO, 06 MAG – La popolazione di leoni del deserto della Namibia , che popolano l’aspra regione del Kunene, nel nord-ovest del Paese, è diminuita del 21% nell’ultimo anno a causa dell’effetto domino della diminuzione delle prede disponibili provocata dalla siccità.

Africa La siccità affligge le popolazioni di leoni del deserto della Namibia

2024-05-06T15:45+0200ticinonews (it)

La popolazione di leoni del deserto della Namibia , che popolano l'aspra regione del Kunene , nel nord-ovest del Paese, è diminuita del 21% nell'ultimo anno a causa dell'effetto domino della diminuzione delle prede disponibili provocata dalla siccità. Secondo un'indagine condotta tra la fine del....

Siccità affligge popolazioni leoni del deserto in Namibia

2024-05-06T15:37+0200nuovavenezia (it)

CITTÀ DEL CAPO, 06 MAG - La popolazione di leoni del deserto della Namibia , che popolano l'aspra regione del Kunene, nel nord-ovest del Paese, è diminuita del 21% nell'ultimo anno a causa dell'effetto domino della diminuzione delle prede disponibili provocata dalla siccità.

Siccità affligge popolazioni leoni del deserto in Namibia

2024-05-06T15:35+0200tiscali-it (it)

(ANSA) - CITTÀ DEL CAPO, 06 MAG - La popolazione di leoni del deserto della Namibia , che popolano l'aspra regione del Kunene, nel nord-ovest del Paese, è diminuita del 21% nell'ultimo anno a causa dell'effetto domino della diminuzione delle prede disponibili provocata dalla siccità.

Siccità affligge popolazioni leoni del deserto in Namibia

2024-05-06T15:30+0200bresciaoggi (it)

(ANSA) - CITTÀ DEL CAPO, 06 MAG - La popolazione di leoni del deserto della Namibia , che popolano l'aspra regione del Kunene, nel nord-ovest del Paese, è diminuita del 21% nell'ultimo anno a causa dell'effetto domino della diminuzione delle prede disponibili provocata dalla siccità.

Siccità affligge popolazioni leoni del deserto in Namibia

2024-05-06T15:22+0200gazzettadimantova (it)

(ANSA) - CITTÀ DEL CAPO, 06 MAG - La popolazione di leoni del deserto della Namibia , che popolano l'aspra regione del Kunene, nel nord-ovest del Paese, è diminuita del 21% nell'ultimo anno a causa dell'effetto domino della diminuzione delle prede disponibili provocata dalla siccità.

Siccità affligge popolazioni leoni del deserto in Namibia

2024-05-06T15:21+0200ansamed-it (it)

La popolazione di leoni del deserto della Namibia , che popolano l'aspra regione del Kunene, nel nord-ovest del Paese, è diminuita del 21% nell'ultimo anno a causa dell'effetto domino della diminuzione delle prede disponibili provocata dalla siccità. Secondo un'indagine condotta tra la fine del 2022....

Siccità affligge popolazioni leoni del deserto in Namibia

2024-05-06T15:20+0200tribunatreviso (it)

CITTÀ DEL CAPO, 06 MAG - La popolazione di leoni del deserto della Namibia , che popolano l'aspra regione del Kunene, nel nord-ovest del Paese, è diminuita del 21% nell'ultimo anno a causa dell'effetto domino della diminuzione delle prede disponibili provocata dalla siccità.

Siccità affligge popolazioni leoni del deserto in Namibia

2024-05-06T15:20+0200mattinopadova (it)

CITTÀ DEL CAPO, 06 MAG - La popolazione di leoni del deserto della Namibia , che popolano l'aspra regione del Kunene, nel nord-ovest del Paese, è diminuita del 21% nell'ultimo anno a causa dell'effetto domino della diminuzione delle prede disponibili provocata dalla siccità.

Siccità affligge popolazioni leoni del deserto in Namibia

2024-05-06T15:19+0200messaggeroveneto (it)

CITTÀ DEL CAPO, 06 MAG - La popolazione di leoni del deserto della Namibia , che popolano l'aspra regione del Kunene, nel nord-ovest del Paese, è diminuita del 21% nell'ultimo anno a causa dell'effetto domino della diminuzione delle prede disponibili provocata dalla siccità.

Siccità affligge popolazioni leoni del deserto in Namibia

2024-05-06T15:18+0200giornaledibrescia (it)

CITTÀ DEL CAPO, 06 MAG - La popolazione di leoni del deserto della Namibia , che popolano l'aspra regione del Kunene, nel nord-ovest del Paese, è diminuita del 21% nell'ultimo anno a causa dell'effetto domino della diminuzione delle prede disponibili provocata dalla siccità.

Siccità affligge popolazioni leoni del deserto in Namibia

2024-05-06T15:12+0200ansa (it)

La popolazione di leoni del deserto della Namibia , che popolano l'aspra regione del Kunene, nel nord-ovest del Paese, è diminuita del 21% nell'ultimo anno a causa dell'effetto domino della diminuzione delle prede disponibili provocata dalla siccità. Secondo un'indagine condotta tra la fine del 2022....

Meteo. La siccità estrema in Sud Africa mette a rischio la sicurezza alimentare

2024-05-06T06:46+02003bmeteo (it)

siccità. Da ottobre 2023 a marzo 2024 una forte siccità si è diffusa nel Sud Africa, coinvolgendo nazioni come Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe e Namibia , insieme al bacino dello Zambesi e il sud del Madagascar. Le temperature eccezionalmente alte, risalenti al 1960, hanno esacerbato la situazione, portando....

Climate change: Botswana’s biggest threat

2024-05-05T02:46+0200thevoicebw (en)

Mokgethi said extreme weather events and natural disasters influenced by climate change do not only affect farmers but every citizen including front runners in health departments and the country’s economy. She said the windstorms, relentless droughts, scorching heatwaves to torrential downpours are....

President Mbumba affirms commitment to press freedom

2024-05-04T09:06+0200informante (en)

Staff Reporter President Nangolo Mbumba reiterated the government’s commitment to fostering press freedom, highlighting it as a crucial and indispensable component of its governance structure. “As the home of the 1991 Windhoek Declaration on press freedom and the country with the freest press in....

Mbumba vows to protect press freedom

2024-05-03T11:11+0200namibian (en)

President Nangolo Mbumba has hailed Namibia for remaining highly ranked on press freedom in Africa and the world, saying the government remains committed to the cause. Mbumba’s remarks echo those of his predecessor, the late president Hage Geingob, who often emphasised the government’s commitment to media freedom.

Emergenza siccità in Zambia

2024-05-02T02:36+0200notizieinunclick (it)

Lo Zambia, paese dell’Africa centro-meridionale, sta attraversando da gennaio una grave situazione di siccità, la peggiore che il paese abbia mai sperimentato. La causa di tale emergenza va rintracciata nelle condizioni meteorologiche determinate dal fenomeno climatico El Niño, e più generale nei mutamenti climatici in corso nella nostra epoca.

700 people to benefit from irrigation scheme

2024-04-29T15:22+0200namibian (en)

About 700 members of marginalised communities are set to benefit from water security provided by the Mayana irrigation scheme in the Kavango East region. This was announced by industrialisation and trade minister Lucia Iipumbu when she handed over the Mayana Community Irrigation and Climate Resilience Scheme project last week.

IS GOVT READY FOR LOOMING FOOD CRISIS?

2024-04-29T08:51+0200times-co-sz (en)

The country is still shocked by the recent leaks. Government has tried to play down the leaks and gave assurance that the leaks revealed that oversight institutions in the country are working well. This, however, is not good enough as the leaks have created a negative perception about our country.

Southern African scientists call for urgent action as drought bites

2024-04-25T10:33+0200researchprofessionalnews (en)

Crop failures and livestock deaths reported as extreme El Niño summer extends into April. Researchers and agricultural policy experts in southern Africa have said that governments, donors and international actors must immediately take steps to “save lives and avoid further catastrophes” as one of....

Southern African scientists call for urgent action as drought bites

2024-04-25T10:29+0200researchresearch (en)

Crop failures and livestock deaths reported as extreme El Niño summer extends into April. Researchers and agricultural policy experts in southern Africa have said that governments, donors and international actors must immediately take steps to “save lives and avoid further catastrophes” as one of....

Fao: per cambiamenti climatici carenza mais in Africa meridionale

2024-04-24T11:36+0200askanews (it)

Roma, 24 apr. (askanews) – Le prospettive della produzione cerealicola nell’Africa meridionale sono peggiorate drasticamente dallo scorso febbraio e il previsto calo della produzione di mais intensificherà l’insicurezza alimentare delle famiglie, spingerà al rialzo i prezzi interni e stimolerà un....

Trovati scheletri di 5500 anni fa: quello che emerge è agghiacciante

2024-04-22T08:25+0200zazoom-it (it)

(Di lunedì 22 aprile 2024) Degli scavi archeologici hanno riportato alla luce scheletri di migliaia di anni fa, ma il retroscena che si nasconde dietro è inquietante L’archeologia è un mondo sorprendente, in cui le scoperte sono all’ordine del giorno. Alcune di queste sono utili per approfondire la....

Drought worsens crisis in Southern Africa

2024-04-19T11:40+0200EC (en)

From October 2023 to March 2024, rising temperatures and a severe lack of precipitation have intensified and expanded progressively across Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia , as well as most of Zambezi basin and southern Madagascar. Record-high temperatures dating back to 1960 have been exacerbating the situation.

Prime Minister Commemorates Day for Disaster Risk Reduction as Another Drought Hits

2024-04-19T11:23+0200informante (en)

Staff Reporter. Dr. Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, Prime Minister, commemorated the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on 13 October at Uukwangula, Okatana Constituency, Oshana Region, as another drought has hit Namibia . The day, held under the theme “Fighting Inequality for a Resilient....

Scheletri di 2.500 anni con le gambe mozzate potrebbero appartenere alle élite che ricevettero punizioni “crudeli” nell’antica Cina

2024-04-17T19:48+0200zazoom-it (it)

(Di mercoledì 17 aprile 2024) Scheletri antichi con gambe mozzate in Cina Due antichi Scheletri con le gambe amputate appartenenti a élite secolari potrebbero svelare metodi punitivi brutali nell’antica Cina , secondo uno studio recente. Metodo di punizione “yue” La scoperta di Scheletri con gambe....

Africa australe: l’aumento di colera è favorito dalla crisi climatica

2024-04-17T07:07+0200lasvolta (it)

, infatti, ben tredici Paesi dell’area regione stanno lottando contro una delle peggiori epidemie di colera che abbiano colpito la regione negli ultimi anni, e dal 2022 si calcola che circa 200.000 persone siano state infettate in Africa meridionale a causa di una serie di epidemie di colera che hanno causato più di 4.

Namibia achieves 45% food self-sufficiency

2024-04-09T20:21+0200newera (en)

For the first time in about 15 years, Namibia has managed to achieve a rate of 45% food self-sufficiency – thanks to local farmers who continue to contribute towards the reduction of staple grain imports, such as maize, pearl millet and wheat. Sustained output from smallholder and large-scale....

Zambia, Malawi e Zimbabwe hanno dichiarato lo stato di calamità per siccità

2024-04-08T15:50+0200green (it)

Sabato 23 marzo il Malawi è stato costretto a dichiarare lo stato di calamità per siccità . La decisione è stata presa in seguito a un lungo periodo senza precipitazioni, con il governo che non ha potuto fare altro che muoversi per cercare aiuti e assistenza a livello internazionale.

Lo Zambia muore di siccità, appello della Diocesi alla solidarietà

2024-04-08T08:16+0200chiesadimilano (it)

Lo Zambia, Paese dell’Africa centro-meridionale, sta attraversando da gennaio una grave situazione di siccità, la peggiore che abbia mai sperimentato. La causa di tale emergenza va rintracciata nelle condizioni meteorologiche determinate dal fenomeno climatico El Niño e più generale nei mutamenti climatici in corso nella nostra epoca.

Global Weather Hazards Summary April 05 - 11, 2024

2024-04-04T22:55+0200reliefWeb (en)

Attachments Droughts persist in southern Africa while flooding continues in most parts of eastern Africa. Africa Weather Hazards The flooding situation in the Sudd wetlands in South Sudan has worsened. Due to a delayed start to the rainy season, insufficient rainfall, and extended dry spells,....

On Thin Ice: Covering Climate Adaptation in a Rapidly Changing World

2024-04-03T11:21+0200pulitzercenter (en)

Over the last decade, Namibia 's Kunene Region has been experiencing recurrent droughts. Livestock... Please join the Pulitzer Center on April 23, 2024, for a Zoom discussion on climate adaptation efforts around the world. Image captions, from top : As droughts in the Kunene region have grown in....

SADC struggles with historic drought

2024-04-02T22:54+0200windhoek-observer (en)

Niël Terblanché. Across the Southern African Development Community (SADC), countries are facing an unprecedented drought crisis, marking some of the lowest rainfall levels in over four decades. recent rains in parts, the late January and February season brought severe dry conditions, leaving Namibia ....

More green hydrogen insight on way as Southern African scientists head to Germany

2024-03-28T12:31+0100miningweekly (en)

The symposium for the participating countries, such as Angola, Botswana , Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia , South Africa , Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe, accentuated green hydrogen practice, fast-advancing pilot plants and far-reaching skills development to support Southern Africa’s green hydrogen thrust.

More green hydrogen insight on way as Southern African scientists head to Germany

2024-03-28T12:24+0100engineeringnews (en)

The symposium for the participating countries such as Angola, Botswana , Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia , South Africa , Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe, accentuated green hydrogen practice, fast-advancing pilot plants and far-reaching skills development to support Southern Africa’s green hydrogen thrust.

Paesi Bassi: acqua di scarico torna nei rubinetti, al via il progetto

2024-03-23T19:01+0100euronews-it (it)

I cambiamenti climatici e l'incremento della popolazione hanno provocato l'aumento della domanda di acqua potabile a livello mondiale. Tuttavia, la disponibilità di acqua sta diminuendo a causa, tra l'altro, della siccità e dell'inquinamento. In futuro potrebbe essere necessario utilizzare le acque....

09:05 La sabiduría ancestral de las mujeres reduce el impacto climático

2024-03-15T11:09+0100eldia (es)

Casi el 74% del territorio de nuestro país es susceptible a la desertificación por razones climáticas. Según datos del Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico, la reserva hídrica española se encuentra al 52,9% de su capacidad a febrero de este año, si bien la cuenca....

La sabiduría ancestral de las mujeres reduce el impacto climático

2024-03-14T10:44+0100diarioCordoba (es)

Casi el 74% del territorio de nuestro país es susceptible a la desertificación por razones climáticas. Según datos del Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico, la reserva hídrica española se encuentra al 52,9% de su capacidad a febrero de este año, si bien la cuenca....

La sabiduría ancestral de las mujeres reduce el impacto climático

2024-03-14T10:38+0100FaroDeVigo (es)

Casi el 74% del territorio de nuestro país es susceptible a la desertificación por razones climáticas. Según datos del Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico, la reserva hídrica española se encuentra al 52,9% de su capacidad a febrero de este año, si bien la cuenca....

La sabiduría ancestral de las mujeres reduce el impacto climático

2024-03-14T10:37+0100epe (es)

Casi el 74% del territorio de nuestro país es susceptible a la desertificación por razones climáticas. Según datos del Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico, la reserva hídrica española se encuentra al 52,9% de su capacidad a febrero de este año, si bien la cuenca....

La sabiduría ancestral de las mujeres reduce el impacto climático

2024-03-14T10:35+0100laprovincia (es)

Casi el 74% del territorio de nuestro país es susceptible a la desertificación por razones climáticas. Según datos del Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico, la reserva hídrica española se encuentra al 52,9% de su capacidad a febrero de este año, si bien la cuenca....

La sabiduría ancestral de las mujeres reduce el impacto climático

2024-03-14T10:35+0100elperiodico (es)

Casi el 74% del territorio de nuestro país es susceptible a la desertificación por razones climáticas. Según datos del Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico, la reserva hídrica española se encuentra al 52,9% de su capacidad a febrero de este año, si bien la cuenca....

La sabiduría ancestral de las mujeres reduce el impacto climático

2024-03-14T10:33+0100superdeporte (es)

Casi el 74% del territorio de nuestro país es susceptible a la desertificación por razones climáticas. Según datos del Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico, la reserva hídrica española se encuentra al 52,9% de su capacidad a febrero de este año, si bien la cuenca....

Drought forces Namibia’s wine producer to buy SA grapes

2024-03-13T16:34+0100namibian (en)

One of the country’s few whiskey and wine producers, Erongo Mountains Winery, has turned to South Africa for grapes after drought decimated its grape production. Farms and businesses that depend on the annual rainy season for production have had to take alternative approaches.

Southern Africa: El Niño, Positive Indian Ocean Dipole Forecast and Humanitarian Impact (February 2024)

2024-03-13T09:55+0100reliefWeb (en)

OVERVIEW. El Niño brings high temperatures and below-average rainfall to Southern Africa from November to April, significantly affecting agriculture and leading to water scarcity, food shortages, and disease outbreaks. A record mid-season dry spell of over 30 days has affected vast parts of the....

FAO to lead initiative on combating food insecurity

2024-03-12T19:08+0100windhoek-observer (en)

Niël Terblanché. To assist Namibia in its fight against food insecurity and poverty, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is significantly stepping up its support. Patrice Talla, the FAO Sub-Regional Coordinator for Southern Africa, has arrived in Namibia on a mission to understand how the....

Churches can assist to combat the effects of climate change

2024-03-12T19:08+0100windhoek-observer (en)

Niël Terblanché. In an urgent call to action against the escalating threat of climate change, churches and faith-based organizations across Namibia have been urged to leverage their influential platforms for environmental stewardship. The call was made at a workshop organized by the Roman Catholic Church’s Archdiocese in Windhoek.

08.03.2024 Namibia - Schlettwein ponders crop failure insurance Agriculture, water and land reform minister Calle Schlettwein says the ministry is considering possible crop insurance to compensate farmers who experience crop failure.Schlettwein made these remarks in parliament on Wednesday while....

2024-03-08T15:24+0100agroinsurance (en)

Agriculture, water and land reform minister Calle Schlettwein says the ministry is considering possible crop insurance to compensate farmers who experience crop failure. Schlettwein made these remarks in parliament on Wednesday while responding to questions posed by Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) leader McHenry Venaani.

08.03.2024 Namibia - Schlettwein ponders crop failure insurance Agriculture, water and land reform minister Calle Schlettwein says the ministry is considering possible crop insurance to compensate farmers who experience crop failure.Schlettwein made these remarks in parliament on Wednesday while....

2024-03-08T14:52+0100agroinsurance-en (en)

Agriculture, water and land reform minister Calle Schlettwein says the ministry is considering possible crop insurance to compensate farmers who experience crop failure. Schlettwein made these remarks in parliament on Wednesday while responding to questions posed by Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) leader McHenry Venaani.

750 goats distributed under Irema Kunene project

2024-03-04T14:31+0100namibian (en)

The Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF), in conjunction with the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform (MAWLR) and the office of the Kunene governor handed over 750 goats and 300 energy-efficient stoves to disadvantaged people in the Kunene region.

Namibia warns of wildlife crisis due to deforestation, poaching

2024-03-02T22:50+0100english-news-cn (en)

WINDHOEK, Mar. 2 (Xinhua) -- Namibia 's Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism said Saturday that rapid deforestation and industrial emissions in the country are causing habitat loss for rare and endangered wildlife, exacerbating climate change impacts such as droughts and floods, and....

Namibia warns of wildlife crisis due to deforestation, poaching

2024-03-02T22:49+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

WINDHOEK, Mar. 2 (Xinhua) -- Namibia 's Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism said Saturday that rapid deforestation and industrial emissions in the country are causing habitat loss for rare and endangered wildlife, exacerbating climate change impacts such as droughts and floods, and....

Namibia warns of wildlife crisis due to deforestation, poaching

2024-03-02T17:54+0100wn (en)

WINDHOEK, Mar. 2 (Xinhua) -- Namibia 's Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism said Saturday that rapid deforestation and industrial emissions in the country are causing habitat loss for rare and endangered wildlife, exacerbating climate change impacts such as droughts and floods, and....

Namibia warns of wildlife crisis due to deforestation, poaching

2024-03-02T17:49+0100china.org.cn (en)

WINDHOEK, Mar. 2 (Xinhua) -- Namibia 's Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism said Saturday that rapid deforestation and industrial emissions in the country are causing habitat loss for rare and endangered wildlife, exacerbating climate change impacts such as droughts and floods, and....

Shift to Year-Round Backyard Gardens Crucial for Food Security

2024-02-21T16:52+0100thevillager (en)

Juliana Iikela Over the years, Namibia has been facing a household food crisis exacerbated by climate change-induced droughts and floods affecting various crop-producing regions. Part of this problem has been attributed to the heavy reliance of Namibian crop farmers on rainfall which renders them. You must be to continue reading.

Combating climate, water threat requires you to be responsible

2024-02-21T15:16+0100esi-africa (en)

Targeted investment in the clean energy sector is key in combating the threat that climate change poses to countries and their populations. Delivering a keynote address at the opening of Africa’s Green Economy Summit (AGES) at the Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town on Wednesday, Western....

Descargue el libro: Para no olvidar. Memorias desde el recuerdo

2024-02-17T15:28+0100cubadebate (es)

SINOPSIS : En este nuevo libro de Feraudy, se refleja su convicción sobre el papel de ciertos seres humanos simbólicos, por razones disímiles. Estas evocaciones que nos entrega, cada una vestida con una singular talla invisible, hecha a la medida de los atractivos ropajes que selecciona su sensible y tesonera memoria.

El desafío de la sequía: más regulación, ahorro y reutilización

2024-02-17T07:34+0100valenciafruits (es)

Celia Cantero. En un escenario de cambio climático y sequía, con irregularidades pluviométricas cada vez más intensas y prolongadas, y que afectan de forma significativa a zonas tradicionalmente húmedas, España se enfrenta al desafío de abordar una nueva regulación hidrológica desde el punto de vista normativo y de infraestructuras.

El desafío de la sequía: más regulación, ahorro y reutilización

2024-02-16T11:17+0100elobrero (es)

Es lo que opina el presidente de la Asociación Española de Reutilización Sostenible del Agua (ASERSA) y uno de los mayores expertos internacionales en gestión hídrica, Rafael Mujeriego, catedrático de Ingeniería Ambiental de la Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña y doctor en ingeniería por la....

El desafío de la sequía: más regulación, ahorro y reutilización

2024-02-16T09:53+0100infobae (es)

Celia Cantero. Murcia, 16 feb (EFE).- En un escenario de cambio climático y sequía, España se enfrenta al desafío de abordar una nueva regulación hidrológica, desde el punto de vista normativo y de infraestructuras, y de ahorrar en el consumo y promover la divulgación para "asegurar una percepción....

El desafío de la sequía: más regulación, ahorro y reutilización

2024-02-16T09:51+0100andaluciainformacion (es)

En un escenario de cambio climático y sequía, España se enfrenta al desafío de abordar una nueva regulación hidrológica, desde el punto de vista normativo y de infraestructuras, y de ahorrar en el consumo y promover la divulgación para "asegurar una percepción correcta" sobre la gestión hídrica,....

El desafío de la sequía: más regulación, ahorro y reutilización

2024-02-16T09:42+0100cope (es)

Celia Cantero. En un escenario de cambio climático y sequía, España se enfrenta al desafío de abordar una nueva regulación hidrológica, desde el punto de vista normativo y de infraestructuras, y de ahorrar en el consumo y promover la divulgación para "asegurar una percepción correcta" sobre la....

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 11-12 February 2024

2024-02-11T20:12+0100africaports-za (en)

WHARF TALK: LPG, VLGC tanker SUNNY BRIGHT The Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG), Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC), tanker Sunny Bright, underway. Picture: Shipspotting Pictures by ‘Dockrat’ Story by Jay Gates. And still they come. The problem for all gas carrier owners, or gas end users, is that the largest....

Stremati e senza acqua: morti oltre 160 elefanti a causa della siccità in un parco nazionale dello Zimbabwe

2024-01-20T15:50+0100greenme (it)

La prolungata siccità sta uccidendo gli elefanti dello nello Zimbabwe. Oltre 160 esemplari, fra cui diversi cuccioli, sono morti di sete nel giro di pochi mesi. È corsa contro il tempo per salvare questa specie preziosa per proteggere le foreste e il clima Il Parco nazionale Hwange, nello Zimbabwe , si è trasformato in un cimitero.

Innovazione e ricerca Siccità, migrazioni e cambiamento climatico in Africa Un’indagine sulla distribuzione spaziale degli insediamenti umani in cinquanta paesi africani tra il 1992 e il 2013 mostra che durante i periodi di siccità ci sono vasti spostamenti umani verso i corsi d’acqua e le città.

2024-01-11T12:14+0100magazine-unibo (it)

, ha esplorato la relazione tra i periodi di siccità e la distribuzione spaziale degli insediamenti umani in cinquanta paesi africani tra il 1992 e il 2013. "La nostra analisi mostra che i movimenti migratori durante i periodi di siccità si spingono più vicino alle aree fluviali e ai centri urbani....

Un batterio è stato la causa della moria di elefanti nel 2020 in Africa

2024-01-11T10:42+0100lifegate (it)

Quasi 400 elefanti sono stati ritrovati morti in Africa nel 2020, ma la causa non era chiara; Dopo tre anni di analisi è stato scoperto il colpevole: il batterio Pasteurella Bisgaard taxon 45; Oltre alle già note minacce per gli elefanti bisogna aggiungere anche questo alla lista. Giugno 2020, Botswana .

100 millones de hectáreas de tierra fértil se pierden cada año, según la ONU

2024-01-08T18:42+0100tiempo (es)

Internacional. Un informe reciente de la ONU reveló que al menos 100 millones de hectáreas de tierra sana y productiva desaparecen anualmente, una preocupante tendencia que se discutió en la última Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación ( UNCCD.

Resumen del mercado global de la uva

2024-01-08T14:41+0100portaldelcampo (es)

La baja disponibilidad y las dificultades con el transporte son problemas recurrentes en el mercado actual de la uva. La menor producción de Perú y su enfoque en el mercado norteamericano han tenido su impacto en los precios en Europa. Por su parte, España también ha tenido problemas con el tiempo,....

Alerta: Cada año se pierden 100 millones de hectáreas de tierras sanas

2024-01-08T11:50+0100eldiarionuevodia (es)

Un informe reciente de la ONU reveló que al menos 100 millones de hectáreas de tierra sana y productiva desaparecen anualmente, una preocupante tendencia que se discutió en la última Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (UNCCD).

100 millones de hectáreas de tierra fértil se pierden cada año, según un informe de la ONU

2024-01-08T05:54+0100infobae (es)

Un informe reciente de la ONU reveló que al menos 100 millones de hectáreas de tierra sana y productiva desaparecen anualmente, una preocupante tendencia que se discutió en la última Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación (UNCCD).

Resumen del mercado global de la uva

2024-01-05T16:52+0100freshplaza (es)

La baja disponibilidad y las dificultades con el transporte son problemas recurrentes en el mercado actual de la uva. La menor producción de Perú y su enfoque en el mercado norteamericano han tenido su impacto en los precios en Europa. Por su parte, España también ha tenido problemas con el tiempo,....

Cinco fenómenos "naturales" que impactaron duro en el 2023

2024-01-05T06:13+0100aimdigital (es)

Terminaremos este 2023 padeciendo el año más caluroso de la historia. Eventos destructivos e inquietantes como olas de calor, inundaciones, incendios forestales, terremotos y sequías dejan ver que la alarma global timbra cada vez más fuerte Estaciones confundidas, vientos que desgajan árboles,....

El Nino drought massacres wildlife

2024-01-02T07:59+0100dailynews-co-zw (en)

HUNDREDS of kilometers north of Zimbabwe’s capital Harare, the Hwange National Park mourned the loss of 15 elephants who succumbed to hunger and thirst — only part of a death toll of roughly 100 elephants who perished. That was just the beginning. Days later, 16 buffalo died in the Matetsi region 55....

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: elephants’ desperate hunt for water

2024-01-01T10:39+0100citizen (en)

There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except to cut the tusks off the rotting corpses before poachers find them. With the black clouds in recent days promising life-saving rains, the rangers may not find all of the victims of the drought on their daily hunts.

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: Elephants’ desperate hunt for water

2023-12-31T01:02+0100malaymail (en)

Blackened corpses scar a landscape where the rains have been more than six weeks late and scorching temperatures have regularly hit 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit). Tinashe Farawo, spokesperson for the Zimbabwe national parks authority, Zimparks, said “the old, the young and the sick” have been worst hit.

El Niño drought massacres wildlife in Zimbabwe

2023-12-30T10:39+0100pna (en)

EL NIÑO. Extreme temperatures have been a hallmark of the climate crisis in the Southern African nation of Zimbabwe. El Niño phenomenon has so far resulted in the death of 100 elephants this year. (Anadolu) HARARE, Zimbabw e – Hundreds of kilometers north of Zimbabwe's capital Harare, the Hwange....

El Nino drought massacres wildlife in Zimbabwe

2023-12-29T17:13+0100aa-en (en)

- The dire consequences of drought extend beyond hunger and thirst, as emaciated animals become targets for poachers, raising concerns about the survival of vulnerable species - Dwindling water sources in national parks like Hwange force weakened animals, pushing them to migrate in search of scarce....

El Nino Drought Massacres Wildlife In Zimbabwe

2023-12-29T16:52+0100haberler-en (en)

Hwange National Park faces a devastating loss of wildlife, including elephants, due to severe drought, intensified by the ongoing El Nino climate effect, signaling broader challenges for Zimbabwe's wildlife The dire consequences of drought extend beyond hunger and thirst, as emaciated...

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: Elephants’ desperate hunt for water

2023-12-28T22:14+0100jordantimes (en)

HWANGE, Zimbabwe — Storm clouds are finally gathering over Zimbabwe’s biggest animal reserve, but it has come too late for more than 110 elephants that have died in a searing, extended drought. There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except cut the....

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: Elephants’ desperate hunt for water

2023-12-23T16:05+0100kuwaittimes (en)

Storm clouds are finally gathering over Zimbabwe’s biggest animal reserve, but it has come too late for more than 110 elephants that have died in a searing, extended drought. There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except cut the tusks off the rotting corpses before poachers find them.

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: elephants' desperate hunt for water

2023-12-22T18:48+0100seychellesnewsagency (en)

) - Storm clouds are finally gathering over Zimbabwe 's biggest animal reserve, but it has come too late for more than 110 elephants that have died in a searing, extended drought. There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except cut the tusks off the rotting corpses before poachers find them.

Drought kills exhausted elephants in Zimbabwe

2023-12-22T07:21+0100zimbabwesituation (en)

Simba Marozva and other rangers in the Zimbabwean reserve now only have to cut the tusks off the decomposing corpses to prevent poachers from finding them. The 14,600 km2 park is home to more than 45,000 savannah elephants, so numerous that they are considered a threat to the environment.

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: elephants' desperate hunt for water

2023-12-21T17:18+0100modernghana (en)

Storm clouds are finally gathering over Zimbabwe's biggest animal reserve, but it has come too late for more than 110 elephants that have died in a searing, extended drought. There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except cut the tusks off the rotting corpses before poachers find them.

Drought kills exhausted elephants in Zimbabwe

2023-12-21T16:28+0100en-africanews (en)

Storm clouds are finally gathering over Hwange National Park, but it's too late for more than a hundred elephants who have succumbed to a prolonged drought at the start of the austral summer. Simba Marozva and other rangers in the Zimbabwean reserve now only have to cut the tusks off the decomposing corpses to prevent poachers from finding them.

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: elephants' desperate hunt for water

2023-12-21T14:31+0100phys (en)

Storm clouds are finally gathering over Zimbabwe's biggest animal reserve, but it has come too late for more than 110 elephants that have died in a searing, extended drought. There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except cut the tusks off the rotting corpses before poachers find them.

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: Elephants' desperate hunt for water

2023-12-21T14:17+0100EastAfrican (en)

Blackened corpses scar a landscape where the rains have been more than six weeks late and scorching temperatures have regularly hit 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit). Tinashe Farawo, spokesperson for the Zimbabwe national parks authority, Zimparks, said "the old, the young and the sick" have been worst hit.

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: elephants' desperate hunt for water

2023-12-21T12:48+0100terradaily (en)

Storm clouds are finally gathering over Zimbabwe's biggest animal reserve, but it has come too late for more than 110 elephants that have died in a searing, extended drought. There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except cut the tusks off the rotting corpses before poachers find them.

Siccità record in Zimbabwe: è moria di elefanti nel parco Hwange

2023-12-21T12:48+0100meteoweb (it)

Nuvole temporalesche si stanno finalmente addensando sul Parco Nazionale Hwange, ma è troppo tardi per più di un centinaio di elefanti che sono morti a causa della prolungata siccità all’inizio dell’estate australe. Simba Marozva e le altre guardie della riserva dello Zimbabwe devono semplicemente....

Heartbreak in Zimbabwe park: elephants' desperate hunt for water

2023-12-21T12:04+0100thepeninsulaqatar (en)

Hwange, Zimbabwe: Storm clouds are finally gathering over Zimbabwe's biggest animal reserve, but it has come too late for more than 110 elephants that have died in a searing, extended drought. There is little that Simba Marozva and other rangers at the Hwange National Park can do except cut the....

Drinking treated toilet water may be the future of drought-stricken California

2023-12-20T22:59+0100theage (en)

As climate change and water scarcity become increasingly urgent issues around the world, governments are turning to new options to ensure adequate water supplies – including turning sewage waste into drinking water. In California, that water may soon be flowing from the kitchen tap.

Drinking treated toilet water may be the future of drought-stricken California

2023-12-20T22:58+0100brisbanetimes (en)

As climate change and water scarcity become increasingly urgent issues around the world, governments are turning to new options to ensure adequate water supplies – including turning sewage waste into drinking water. In California, that water may soon be flowing from the kitchen tap.

Drinking treated toilet water may be the future of drought-stricken California

2023-12-20T22:58+0100smh (en)

As climate change and water scarcity become increasingly urgent issues around the world, governments are turning to new options to ensure adequate water supplies – including turning sewage waste into drinking water. In California, that water may soon be flowing from the kitchen tap.

Drinking treated toilet water may be the future of drought-stricken California

2023-12-20T22:58+0100watoday (en)

As climate change and water scarcity become increasingly urgent issues around the world, governments are turning to new options to ensure adequate water supplies – including turning sewage waste into drinking water. In California, that water may soon be flowing from the kitchen tap.

Drinking toilet water may be the future of drought-stricken California

2023-12-20T17:45+0100WashingtonPost (en)

The State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday voted to allow water companies to pump treated wastewater into residents’ taps in the populous, . In a statement , the board said the decision would give California “the most advanced standards in the nation for treating wastewater to such an extent....

California prepares to transform sewage into drinking water

2023-12-17T18:50+0100todayheadline (en)

“We’re creating a new source of supply that we were previously discharging or thinking of as waste,” said Heather Cooley, director of research at the Pacific Institute, a water think tank in Oakland. “As we look to make our communities more resilient to drought, to climate change, this is really going to be an important part of that solution.

US energy company donates N$6,6m to mitigate drought, hunger

2023-12-13T14:18+0100namibian (en)

In a move aimed at addressing food insecurity and emergency drought relief, Chevron, a United States (US) multinational energy corporation, has donated N$5,6 million to projects supporting food security and an additional N$1 million for emergency drought relief.

MIL-OSI USA: Chevron Donates N$6.6 Million for USAID Programs to Mitigate Drought and Food Insecurity in Namibia

2023-12-11T13:24+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: USAID. Windhoek, Namibia , 8 Dec 2023 – U.S. multinational energy corporation Chevron has donated N$5.6 million for projects that support food security in Namibia, plus N$1 million for emergency drought relief for vulnerable women and children. At a signing ceremony of the partnership between....

Mammoth Loss: Dozens Of Zimbabwe Elephants Die As Climate Change Dries Up Hwange Park

2023-12-08T14:39+0100timesnownews (en)

Philipp Kuvawoga of the International Fund For Animal Welfare (IFAW) told DW that elephants are the engineers of the Savannah ecosystem. "Elephants are your ecosystem gardeners. They break off big branches to create and maintain grasslands. They travel long distances and pick up seeds that they disperse," Philipp Kuvawoga said.

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2023-11-29T22:18+0100informante (en)

Staff Reporter MORE than half a million people in Namibia are facing food and water shortage as a result of the drought that has the country in its grip. The devastating drought has already been declared as a state of National Emergency by President Hage Geingob.

When alfalfa farms were established in the Emirates, Arizona wells dried up. Because?

2023-11-29T18:04+0100whatsnew2day (en)

A blanket of bright green alfalfa stretches across western Arizona’s McMullen Valley, surrounded by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock’s family has used groundwater to grow fodder here for more than six decades. They have long been accustomed to the whims of Mother....

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T15:20+0100startribune (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Arizona farms face water crisis as drought depletes aquifers

2023-11-28T14:39+0100foxnews (en)

Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades. They're long accustomed to caprices of Mother Nature that can spoil an entire alfalfa cutting with a downpour or generate an especially big yield with a string of blistering days.

Impact Earth Tensions are bubbling up at AZ farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water Associated Press 5:17 AM, Nov 28, 2023

2023-11-28T13:26+0100abc15 (en)

WENDEN, AZ — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T08:35+0100therepublic (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona’s McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock’s family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T07:51+0100tribtown (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona’s McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock’s family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T07:40+0100dailyjournal (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona’s McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock’s family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:52+0100eagletribune (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:48+0100news-gazette (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:45+0100yakimaherald (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

World News | Tensions Are Bubbling Up at Thirsty Arizona Alfalfa Farms as Foreign Firms Exploit Unregulated Water

2023-11-28T06:44+0100latestly (en)

Wenden (Arizona, USA), Nov 28 (AP) A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:37+0100devdiscourse (en)

A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades. They're long accustomed to caprices of Mother Nature....

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:34+0100clickondetroit (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. – A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:33+0100wtva (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:30+0100kob (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona’s McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock’s family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms …

2023-11-28T06:25+0100wearecentralpa (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona’s McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock’s family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:22+0100wftv (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:19+0100independent-UK (en)

A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona 's McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. 's family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades. They're long accustomed to caprices of Mother Nature that can spoil....

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:16+0100apnews (en)

WENDEN, Ariz. (AP) — A blanket of bright green alfalfa spreads across western Arizona’s McMullen Valley, ringed by rolling mountains and warmed by the hot desert sun. Matthew Hancock’s family has used groundwater to grow forage crops here for more than six decades.

Tensions are bubbling up at thirsty Arizona alfalfa farms as foreign firms exploit unregulated water

2023-11-28T06:13+0100sandiegouniontribune (en)

Some neighbors complain their backyard wells have dried up since the Emirati agribusiness Al Dahra began farming alfalfa here on about 3,000 acres (1,214 hectares) several years ago. It is unknown how much water the Al Dahra operation uses, but Hancock estimates it needs 15,000 to 16,000 acre feet a year based on what his own alfalfa farm needs.

Angola IFRC network mid-year report, January – June 2023 (MAAUG002, MDRAO007)

2023-11-24T04:41+0100reliefWeb (en)

OVERALL CONTEXT. Context. Climate change represents a significant threat to Angola’s socio-economic development and growth. The impacts of climate variability on communities, production systems, and the availability of essential resources like water and infrastructure are currently experienced throughout the country.

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