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Somalia Suffers from Severe Drought

The Stream, December 11: World Resources at 'Critical Juncture'

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The United States National Intelligence Council has just issued…
Somalia Suffers from Severe Drought

The Stream, November 9: Hepatitis Outbreak in South Sudan

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An outbreak of Hepatitis E in South Sudan refugee camps has killed…
Somalia Suffers from Severe Drought

The Stream, October 5: Drought Compounds Humanitarian Crisis in Sahel

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Oxfam has urged the World Bank to stop its support of large-scale…
Somalia Suffers from Severe Drought

The Stream, September 4: Global Tensions Over Shared Water

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Global Tensions over Shared Water Tanzania and Malawi have agreed…
Somalia Suffers from Severe Drought

The Stream, August 3: Floods Wipe Out North Korea's Drinking Water

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More than 3 million Syrians will require food aid over the next…
Somalia Suffers from Severe Drought

The Stream, July 6: Hunger Looms in Somalia and Sudan

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aid organizations are warning of a possible famine in Sudan,…

Brent Stirton

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Photojournalist Brent Stirton often finds himself in the world's…
Somalia Suffers from Severe Drought

The Stream, June 8: A Tipping Point for World Climate and Resources

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A study by European scientists warns that large geoengineering…
Somalia Suffers from Severe Drought

The Stream, June 4: Water Riot in India

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Conflict A Hindu youth who washed himself with water meant for…
Somalia Suffers from Severe Drought

The Stream, May 25: Asian Cities Resist Climate Change

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ChiAsia and Climate Change Ten Asian cities throughout India,…

National Security Assessment: Water Scarcity Disrupting U.S. and Three Continents

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In a new report, the U.S. State Department finds a global confrontation between growing water demand and shrinking supplies, in addition to predictions for the next 30 years of water scarcity.
Somalia Suffers from Severe Drought

Water and Food Security: Somalia Famine Grows, Drought Could Ease

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Meteorologists are hopeful for future rainfall, though they say the current disaster was preventable. The lack of rain, which is also affecting neighboring Kenya and Ethiopia, and political instability have tipped Somalia into a food crisis that could persist, even as drought conditions abate.