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North Korea Food Crisis

The Stream, April 5: Irrigating Peru’s Desert

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Peru Plans for a $500 million water project in Peru could divert…
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The Stream, October 24: Poor Food Outlook After Nigeria Floods

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The worst flooding Nigeria has seen in 50 years has destroyed…
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The Stream, September 5: Cubbie Station Sale Raises Concerns for Australia's Water

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The possible sale of Australia's Cubbie Station to Chinese investors…
Food Shortages Loom Again in Somalia, But Refugees Can’t Escape Water Crisis

Food Shortages Loom Again in Somalia, But Refugees Can’t Escape Water Crisis

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Poor rains have led to crop failures in Somalia, and the threat of food price increases could push parts of the country back into famine. Meanwhile, there is little relief for those who fled to neighboring Kenya, as the refugee camps there are facing water shortages.
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The Stream, July 30: Asian Rainfall Picks Up, While U.S. Drought Brings Benefits

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South and East Asia Despite fears of drought, the monsoon in…
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The Stream, June 19: Severe Drought Hits North Korea

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A severe drought has gripped one of North Korea's breadbasket…
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The Stream, May 23: Glacial Floods, Robot Fish, and Missing School for Water

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Chile A glacial lake in Chile's Patagonia region drained for…
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The Stream, May 22: Water, Food Crisis Driving Instability in Yemen

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The European Union will provide additional humanitarian aid to…

Food Security: Race to Prevent Famine As Drought and Food Crisis Plague Africa's Sahel

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An estimated 10 million people are struggling with growing food shortages in Burkina Faso, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger, which have all declared emergencies and appealed for international assistance. Aid agencies and governments are now bracing to reach remote communities before the situation deteriorates into a famine.

Water News: What's Ahead in 2012

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News headlines are often dominated by the big, unexpected events…
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The Stream, November 28: Drought in Mexico

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Mexico's worst drought in seven decades is battering farmland…
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Differing Views On North Korea's Food Crisis

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Torrential rains, heavy summer floods, and typhoons have compounded North Korea’s dysfunctional food-distribution system, leaving millions — including many children — in danger of malnutrition, according to some media outlets and humanitarian-aid groups. But others contend that additional analysis is necessary to verify the circumstances.