Terms searched: Drought
31 May 2022 PARIS, France
In France, imited winter rain in February and March has been followed by an exceptionally dry May. Two-thirds of France’s soils have been classified as ‘dry to very dry’, and more than 50% of the 16 French departments have already instituted water use restrictions.
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.
1 Mar 2022 LISBON, Portugal
Emergency allocation to assist cattle farmers; Portugal and Spain appeal to European Union for assistance
1 Mar 2022 RABAT, Morocco
Government supports public awareness campaigns, water rationing, continued investment in desalination and food subsidies. Agriculture and tourism hard hit.
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
13 Jan 2022 SACRAMENTO CA
Voluntary water use reduction falls short of target; state-wide drought continues.
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.