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26 Jul 2021 Zhengzhou, China
The severe rainstorms have now moved north impacting neighbouring cities and regions, with collapsed roads and damaged dams and reservoirs cutting off power leaving thousands trapped without electricity and water supplies. In one incident, 12 drowned in a Zhengzhou train.
Locals were unprepared for the downpours as weather forecasters had issued a warning for extreme rain for the wrong place and time.
Farmers in the Henan region have lost livelihoods with at least 200,000 chickens and up to 6,000 pigs lost in the floods
14 Jun 2012 nairoBi, Kenya
A newly formed international coalition of agricultural, environmental and rural development organizations is calling for alliances between groups competing for diminishing water resources in order to sustain food production and restore degraded habitats. In a new report launched this week, the “Landscapes for People, Food and Nature” initiative -- which groups UN agencies, governments and NGOs -- says community members, businesses and governments can prevent the water conflicts unfolding in various parts of the world...