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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.

The Stream, August 7: Locals Weigh In On Mining and Dams

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Dams Communities in Mexico's southern states of Puebla, Tabasco,…

Brian McSorley

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Brian McSorley, Oxfam’s humanitarian coordinator, promotes…

David Kuria

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African culture can be a hindrance to talking about sanitation…

The Stream, May 28: Up in Arms Over the Murray-Darling Basin Plan

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A revised management plan—with no change to surface water limits,…
Water Conflict Map

Water As A Weapon — Weapons For Water

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Following devastating news of poisoned children in Afghanistan, reporter Codi Yeager look at water security and conflicts around the globe.

The Stream, May 18: Climate Change Will Affect U.S. Water Availability

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Water levels on the flooding Rio Negro in Brazil have reached…

A Precarious Recovery: Food Security Remains Uncertain in the Horn of Africa

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Although a repeat famine is unlikely, the situation in East Africa remains dire despite recent rains.

The Stream, April 30: Budget Cuts at Environment Canada

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Federal budget cuts at Environment Canada, the country's environmental…

The Stream, April 4: Water and Politics in South America

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Under a new law, mining and oil companies in Peru will be required…

The Stream, March 21: Drought, Fire, and Kenya's Wildlife

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Drought and Water Access A forest fire in China's Yunnan province…

The Stream, March 12: Japan's Tsunami Disaster - One Year On

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A year after the devastating tsunami in Japan, communities in…