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Elephant Death Toll in Zimbabwe Rises to 200 Amid Severe Drought

Zimbabwe's parks agency says more than 200 elephants have died amid a severe drought, and a mass relocation of animals is planned to ease...

To Protect Grains from Drought, Australia Searches for Climate-Proof Crops

Australian researchers are looking to Africa and the Middle East for drought- and heat-resistant crops as many grain farmers face another failed season. Key farming...

Monsoon Deficiency in June Down to 33 Percent; 250 Districts Across India Reeling Under Severe Water Crisis

As many as 24 states in the country, including food baskets Punjab and Haryana, have received deficient rainfall in June as the sluggish pace...

Kenya Farmers Irrigate Drought-Hit Crops More Cheaply, Cleanly with Biofuel from Cotton Waste

Kenyan farmer Abel Mutie Mathoka thought it must be a joke when he was told he could irrigate his drought-hit crops more cheaply, cleanly...

UN: 5.4 Million Face Food Shortage in Somalia Due to Climate-Related Droughts

The United Nations Refugee Agency warns an estimated 5.4 million people affected by worsening drought in Somalia will likely face severe food shortages by...

More than 42% of India Abnormally Dry, Around 6% Exceptionally Dry

About 42 per cent of India is 'abnormally dry' which is around 6 per cent more than last year, according to the Drought Early...

Somalia Drought: 2 Million at Risk of Starvation

Severe drought in Somalia is putting more than two million people at risk of starvation and forcing thousands out of villages and into a...

Flamingo Chicks In South Africa In Danger Due To The Drought

Rescuers are moving hundreds of dehydrated lesser flamingo chicks from their breeding ground at a drought-stricken South African dam to a bird sanctuary in...

Water Crisis is Increasing in Cape Town, Red Alert For Africa

While the South African city of Cape Town drew international attention when it warned it could run out of water this year, an international...

A rise in 2 degrees Celsius in global warming could cause droughts

New York, Jan 2, 2018: A rise of just 2 degrees Celsius in global warming could make over a quarter of the world's land to become drier...

Women Turn into Well Diggers in Drought Hit Kerala Villages

Kerala, July 13, 2017: The dearth of water in the hamlet of Kerala has turned women into well diggers. It is estimated that over 300...

External Affairs Ministry of India grants $1 Million to drought-hit Zimbabwe in Africa

New Delhi, August 16, 2016: India has handed over $1 million as grant to the African nation,  following an appeal made by drought-hit Zimbabwe, the External Affairs...

Cattle Traders lynched: Farmers unable to sell Cattle due to Water shortage in Jharkhand

In fear of repercussions, no one dares to sell cattle, and even if they try, no one is willing to buy After the rivers...

Drought and Economic collapse might lead to Famine: Fleeing is the Only Option for People in South Sudan

A region of South Sudan has recently entered "phase 4", an "emergency" on the Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) scale The UN's World Food Programme...

Millions go hungry as Zimbabwe faces the worst drought in decades

GENEVA—  Zimbabwe is currently facing a huge drought and the President of Zimbabwe has declared this as “state of disaster”. It has faced many...

In the time of drought in India, self sustainable village Baghuvar shows the way

India is going through the worst water crisis this year. Bad monsoons over the years, use of potable water in factories and ignorance towards...

Nashik’s sacred pond dries for the first time in 130 years

Water scarcity in Maharashtra has left Nashik's sacred Ramkund pond dry for the first time in 130 years. Thousands of pilgrims expected to converge in...

Infants continue to die in drought hit areas of Pakistan

Tharparker, Pakistan: The news of the tragic increase in mortality rate of infants in Pakistan is baffling with grief-stricken communities having no power to raise...

50 UP districts declared drought-hit

Lucknow: As many as 50 of the 75 Uttar Pradesh districts have been declared drought-hit, an official said on Thursday. The revenue collections in the affected...

Relief fund misuse and Fadnavis’ misplaced priorities

CM Fadnavis granted ₹8 lakh from the CM Relief Fund for a government employee's dance group in an alleged case of relief fund misuse.

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