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The UN Development Program (UNDP) on Tuesday warned that the food security situation in Somali "remains precarious for millions of Somalis, following the fifth consecutive year of drought."

South Africa, the world’s seventh biggest wine producer, is expected to see the smallest harvest in more than a decade in 2018 after drought and lower plantings hit yields, industry experts said.

Lilongwe — AT least six people have been killed and over 80 households displaced after days of heavy rains and floods in Malawi.

Merowe — Dozens of houses collapsed in northern Sudan over the past few days because of the overflow of a water source. Reportedly more than 500 families have been displaced.

Workinesh Denda, a stocky middle-aged woman, arranges hand-made stoves in a neat line in a small shop in Ganta Kanachama village, in southern Ethiopia.

Tanzania's coffee production is expected to go down in the next harvesting season, due to prolonged drought in the key producing areas, the Tanzania Coffee Board (TCB) said on Tuesday.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Drought Assistance, 19/12/2017. During 2017-18, the Government of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan have so far declared drought, as indicated in this document. During 2017-18, the Government of Rajasthan has so far declared drought in 4151 villages in 41 tehsil in 13 districts of the State. Statement, indicating State-wise position, is annexed.

To help untangle fact from speculation, Cornell climate scientists and their colleagues have developed a “robust null hypothesis” to assess the odds of a megadrought – one that lasts more than 30 y

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran’s southeastern province of Kerman was hit by multiple strong quakes on Tuesday and Wednesday, injuring at least 18 people and damaging some 20 houses, state media reported.

At least 5, 201 households have been affected by disasters in 19 districts across the country since the onset of rains in October this year (2017).