Tag Archives: Drought

12 February 18

Relief Web: 3,000 Rwandan families face hunger due to drought

ReliefWeb says more than 3,000 families in Rwanda’s Eastern Province are facing hunger due to the impact of drought.

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22 January 18

Kenya: UK will stop sending aid to drought-hit areas in 2024

Britain is set to stop sending aid to drought-hit areas in Kenya by 2024, according to the UK’s new international development secretary.

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29 September 17

Ugandan witch doctors sacrificing children in attempt to end drought

Witch doctors in parts of Uganda are sacrificing children in an attempt to bring an end to the country’s worst drought in more than half a century.

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29 August 17

Rwanda: 7 people killed by crocodiles as dry spell continues

At least seven people have been killed by crocodiles on the banks of Nyabarongo River this month, according to locals.

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20 June 17

Kenya: Farmers expect maize shortage to continue

Farmers in Kenya say they’re pessimistic about the country’s maize shortage ending anytime soon, two months ahead of the next harvest.

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15 June 17

Ethiopia corrects reports on food aid shortage

Ethiopia today moved to correct reports suggesting it will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people by the end of June.

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11 June 17

Ethiopia food aid set to run out next month

Ethiopia says will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people affected by drought next month.

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09 June 17

Somalia: Civilians killed as soldiers clash over food aid

At least 14 people have been killed in the Somali town of Baidoa after soldiers clashed over food aid.

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09 April 17

Somaila grappling with cholera outbreak amid drought crisis

Drought-stricken Somali is facing a cholera outbreak as the country’s clean water sources dry up, according to aid officials.

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25 March 17

Uganda ‘at breaking point’ as South Sudanese refugees our in

The government of Uganda and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) are calling for urgent support for the thousands of South Sudan refugees who enter Uganda on a daily basis.

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