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The Horn of Africa

The Stream, October 10: South Sudan's Looming Food Crisis

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South Sudan is facing a climate crisis that threatens to deteriorate…
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.
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The Stream, September 6: Sixth Famine Zone in Somalia

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The United Nations has declared a sixth famine zone in Somalia,…
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The Stream, September 1: Chinese NGOs Urge Apple to Clean Its Supply Chain

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An investigation by a group of Chinese green NGOs reveals that…
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The Stream, August 25: Dams - China's Ticking Time Bombs

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Southern Weekend, one of China’s major investigative news agencies,…
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The Stream, August 15: Cholera Spreads in Somalia

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A cholera epidemic is spreading in drought- and famine-hit Somalia,…
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The Stream, August 9: Liquid Water on Mars?

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The effects of a nine-month drought in Texas extend far beyond…
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The Stream, August 8: Water Trading Around The World

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Are markets in water rights likely to evolve as a rising population…
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The Stream, August 3: Of Food and Conflict

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The Shabab Islamist insurgent group in Somalia is blocking starving…
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The Stream, July 27: What's to Blame for Somalia's Famine?

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Even though drought, poor infrastructure and poverty are all…
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The Stream, July 21: UN Declares Famine in Somalia

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The United Nations has declared famine in two regions of southern…
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Worsening Humanitarian Crisis: Unprecedented Drought and Famine in Horn of Africa

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The drought has gripped large regions of eastern Africa, leaving an estimated 11 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, and is likely to continue for much of the year, according to the United Nations.