Tag Archives: Drought

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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23 March 17

Deadly violence erupts in drought-stricken parts of Kenya

Dozens of people have been killed during violent clashes between rival farming tribes in drought-stricken parts of Kenya.

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13 March 17

German NGO warns of famine risk in Ethiopia

The executive director of German NGO, Menschen für Menschen (People for People), warns that Ethiopia risks enduring another famine in the near future.

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01 March 17

Somalia declares drought a ‘national disaster’

Somalia’s president has declared a national disaster in the country as it continues to grapple with a prolonged drought.

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21 February 17

UN: Somalia has two months to avert drought catastrophe

United Nations aid agencies say they only have two months to avert a catastrophe in drought-stricken Somalia.

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19 January 17

Tanzania: We have plenty of food, ministers tell public

Tanzania’s prime minister and minister of agriculture both reassured the public this week that the country has plenty of food, amid doubt concerns in the East African nation.

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12 May 16

Ethiopia: 41 Killed in Landslide

At least 41 people have been killed by landslides in Ethiopia’s southwestern Wolaita zone, following heavy rains on Monday.

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03 May 16

Ethiopia Calls on Private Sector to Help Battle Drought, Restore Land

The Ethiopian government is calling on the country’s private sector for help in its battle against drought and land restoration efforts.

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