More than two million Kenyans are staring at food crisis in July as the effects of a drought that hit food production and led to increased prices continue to bite.

Increasing temperatures, changing monsoon and more frequent extreme climate events are posing a threat to food security in India.

In 2014 the UK Department for International Development (DFID) shifted to a multi-year humanitarian funding (MYHF) approach.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Worsening Drought Situation in the Country, 28/06/2019.

While 42% of India's land area is currently facing a drought, 88.11% of Punjab's districts and 76.02% of Haryana's are drought-resilient, according to a 2018 study published in Journal of Hydrology

Nearly 40-60% of the orange orchards in the Vidarbha region have gone completely dry.

India typically witnesses water scarcity during summer months, but the situation this year is particularly grim in western and southern states

The High-level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disasters (HELP), the network to mobilize political will for combating water-related disasters, has developed the “Principles on Investment and Financing for Water-related Disaster Risk Reduction,” acknowledged by the High-Level Panel on Water.

This study focuses on the drought conditions in India, since water problems are worsening in most parts of India especially in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra. Particularly Latur, a district in Marathwada region, has been confronting severe water shortage due to drying up of a major source of water i.e., Dhanegaon dam.

The crop-loan target for FY19 was Rs 58,324 crore for Maharashtra

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