Sulugodu farmer Sooraj thrives by making best use of little rain received

This annual statement confirms that 2016 was the warmest year on record, approximately 1.1 °C above the pre-industrial period, and 0.06 °C above the previous highest value set in 2015. Noteworthy extreme events in 2016 included severe droughts that brought food insecurity to millions in southern and eastern Africa and Central America.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Release of MGNREGA funds to drought hit states, 20/03/2017. The details of drought declared by various states is at Annexure. The Government approved the provision of additional employment of 50 days over and above 100 days per household under MGNREGA in the drought notified areas in FY 2015-16.

A senior police officer trains Kenya Police reservist recruited at Rumuriti in Laikipia county .

The newly launched United Nation Food and Agriculture Cadre Harmonisé report has revealed that 9million people in 16 northern states may face food insecurity between June-August, 2017.

The UK Government has announced it will fund a £16 million programme to help avert famine in Somalia over the coming months.

The worst drought in five years has pushed 900,000 people in Sri Lanka into "acute food insecurity", the World Food Programme (WFP) says.

Trying to flee the worsening drought, he trekked thousands of kilometers with a herd that once numbered 1,200.

Cape Town - The City of Cape Town said on Monday disaster planning was underway to ensure measures were in place for the possibility of an extended drought.

Dozens of Spiny Devils have been captured by villagers in the Changara District, Tete province, where lack of food and access to clean water are already threatening the lives of many.

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