The United Nations is urging for more investment in long-term projects to protect people in developing countries from droughts, following a visit by heads of UN agencies to Ethiopia, where 9.5 mill

Humanitarian partners in Kenya on Thursday appealed for 106 million U.S. dollars to scale up their response to help lessen the dire effects of drought in northern Kenya.

Cape Town - A project management team will be established to monitor and provide oversight for the proper implementation of projects and the economic use of approximately R80 million which the Nati

During 2014-2017 India was shaken by severe spells of drought that hit over 500 million people across geographical regions. Unlike in the past, these droughts did not spare the urban areas; metropolitan cities like Chennai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru declared water emergency and several towns resorted to water rationing. “Drought But Why?” examines how an occupational hazard has turned into a human-made disaster of unmanageable proportion since organised agriculture began some 10,000 years ago.

For pastoralists like Jilo Datecha, the persistent drought afflicting southern Ethiopia’s Borena zone has made the prospects for earning a living grim.

The United Nations migration agency appealed for 60 million USD to aid an estimated 16 million people suffering from the worst drought in decades in East and Horn of Africa, UN News reported.

LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)- The Malawi Government made the wrong risk in purchasing the US$5 million Insurance from African Risk Capacity (ARC) to cover for the 2015/2016 el-Nino impact, with revelation

W hen a big earthquake, flash flood or other sudden disaster hits, aid agencies spring into action with emergency responses and public appeals for donations. With droughts, it's different.

The African Development Bank Group and Ethiopia signed loan and grant agreements to the tune of US $5.6 million on Wednesday for additional resources to Ethiopia's One Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Taking out insurance to protect against climate risks is the "wrong model" for improving countries' ability to cope and may even be worsening inequality and vulnerability, a leading development cha

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