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Zimbabwe: Climate-Smart Agric - Winning Strategy for Farming in Drought-Prone Regions

Mon, 2022-03-14 11:17
[The Herald] Thupeyo Muleya -- Beitbridge Bureau

Zimbabwe: Govt Moves to Avert Drought-Induced Hunger

Mon, 2022-03-14 10:54
[The Herald] Drought relief mitigation has been extended by Government for another month in the wake of the long dry spells this season, which have seen crops in some areas suffering from moisture stress and a likely low harvest in some districts, Senate heard last week.

Somalia: UNHCR Ramps Up Aid to Thousands Displaced By Somalia Drought

Mon, 2022-03-14 10:52
[Shabelle] UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is scaling up assistance to thousands of people displaced by severe drought in Somalia following three consecutive failed rainy seasons that have decimated crops and livestock.

Somalia: UN Worried About Lack of Funds to Tackle Somalia Drought

Mon, 2022-03-14 10:52
[Shabelle] The United Nations warned Wednesday that it faces a crippling lack of funds to tackle Somalia's devastating drought, which has been "overshadowed" by other humanitarian crises including the war in Ukraine.

Egypt: Egypt, UK Explore Unlocking Private Sector Finance to Shape Climate Smart Future

Mon, 2022-03-14 10:28
[Egypt Online] Concluding her visit to the United Kingdom, Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al Mashat, held a meeting with Executive Director of the British International Investment (CDC) Diana Layfield, CEO of the Climate Investment Funds Mafalda Duarte, and Chief Executive of the UK's Export Finance Louis Taylor.

Liberia: Climate Change, a Threat to Food Security for Rural Women in Liberia

Mon, 2022-03-14 09:34
[Observer] Women and girls, especially those in rural communities, continue to face the brunt of climate change that worsens pre-existing inequalities, and jeopardizes their food security and feeds instability and migration, the United Nations World Food Program has warned on International Women's Day.

Malawi: 8 Southern Region Districts Risk Heavy Rains Due to Tropical Storm Gombe

Mon, 2022-03-14 09:30
[Nyasa Times] Weather experts say eight of districts in southern region risk heavy rains starting on Friday due to tropical storm Gombe.

Malawi: Challenges Remain for Malawi's Cyclone Ana Victims

Mon, 2022-03-14 06:25
[RFI] Mother of six Mwandida Matias, 39, recalls the night they were hit by violent storms in Chikawa district, southern Malawi. People were shouting, others beating drums to alert people. By the time she managed to get out of the house with her children, the water was already up to her waist.

Somalia: Drought Sparks Humanitarian, Displacement Crisis

Sat, 2022-03-12 16:15
[VOA] Geneva -- The U.N. refugee agency said Friday that drought in Somalia was causing a humanitarian and displacement crisis, with thousands of people fleeing their parched lands in search of fertile territory and humanitarian assistance to help them survive.