Terms searched: Drought
30 Apr 2022 DAMASCUS, Syria
Turkey's continued control of Euphrates River flows will a cause environmental and humanitarian catastrophe in face of severe drought in Syria. Unprecedented water shortages exacting toll on farmers and livestock producers.
28 Feb 2022 TEHRAN
Cultivation of water-intensive crops such as paddy and corn is banned in Khuzestan next summer due to severe water shortages and continuing drought.
14 Feb 2022 LONDON
The drought not only is impacting miners, but also farmers and wine makers, which has led the authorities to reform the nation’s water code.
14 Feb 2022 ROME, Italy
Twelve to 14 million people affected; mounting livestock losses; donor community has committed only 2 percent of requirements.
13 Feb 2022 KAMPALA, Uganda
IGAD organizes 2nd Water Dialogue Forum on "Groundwater For Resilience"; the axis of groundwater for peace and stability, groundwater for climate change and resilience to drought
6 Jan 2022 TEHRAN, Iran
Unprecedented decade-long drought, followed by sudden heavy rain, deals irreparable blow to Southeastern Iran economy.
21 Nov 2021 DAMASCUA, Syria
Climate change-linked extreme drought, continued armed conflict in the region, and up-stream blockage aggravate water shortages in rural Syria.
26 Oct 2021 BAGHDAD, Iraq
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO),,the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) call for urgent food assistance in face of three-year Iraq drought. Crop reduction impacts.
21 Sep 2021 Nairobi, Kenya
The National Treasury of Kenya and the Ministry of the Interior and Coordination of National Government will spearhead government responses to poor rainfall and crop failures which will include water and food relief distribution as well as livestock uptake.
23 Jul 2021 Tehran, Iran
Iran's worst drought in five decades has devastated agriculture and livestock farming and led to power blackouts across the country. Authorities claim the situation is the result of reduced rainfall and increased electricity consumption. Protesters blame government mismanagement of resources and the resulting economic impact, with inflation rising to more than 50 Percent.
21 Jul 2021 Washington DC, United States
As the west of the US swelters and burns under sustained drought conditions, there are wider implications for national security and global food prices. Water levels in the Colorado River system are dangerously low and states are bickering over access to irrigation waters.
26 May 2021 MOGADISHU, Somalia
Drought-like weather patterns, locust infestation and continued armed conflict challenge Somalia in 2021. UN agency calls for renewed efforts to respond and prepare.