Three years after a devastating drought and famine, Somalia is again showing signs of an impending food crisis. Aid organizations are urging action before it is too late, but say there has been a tepid international response.
This week, Circle of Blue reports about an unfortunate truth in the world of humanitarian aid: slow-moving disasters like drought rarely get enough attention until conditions have reached critical stages.
IPCC says the water cycle will intensify, leading to bigger storms, more droughts, and worsening water quality.
Image courtesy of the IPCC.
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Despite early-warning systems, the world lacks urgency in heading off slow-moving disasters.
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A joint energy research program will be extended and expanded to include water.
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Federal data show that U.S. farms use less water and are investing in water-saving irrigation equipment.
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