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UN report: Horn of Africa facing catastrophic drought

In this file photo dated on June 30, 2022, Somalis who fled drought-stricken areas carry their belongings as they arrive at a makeshift camp for the displaced on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia. (FARAH ABDI WARSAMEH / AP) ADDIS ABABA — The Horn of Africa is facing an unprecedented drought emergency with catastrophic consequences, the […]

UN: Horn of Africa hit by drought, cholera

Livestock are seen in a dried field due to drought in Kidemu sub-location in Kilifi County, Kenya, March 23, 2022. (PHOTO / XINHUA) UNITED NATIONS – Amid the worst drought in 40 years, Horn of Africa countries have been hit by outbreaks of cholera and acute watery diarrhea, while fighting in northern Ethiopia continues, a […]

EU agency: Europe facing worst drought in 500 years

A goose looks for water in the dried bed of Lake Velence in Velence, Hungary, on Aug 11, 2022. (ANNA SZILAGYI / AP) BRUSSELS – Europe is experiencing its worst drought in at least 500 years, with almost two-thirds of the continent in a state of alert or warning, a European Union (EU) agency said […]

UN: Severe drought displaces over 1m Somalis

Ali Abdullahi Mohamed, a severely malnourished 27-month-old boy, is examined by a nurse for treatment in Banadir Maternity and Children Hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia on June 1, 2022. Four consecutive seasons of poor rains have left millions of drought-stricken people in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia facing starvation. (ED RAM / AFP) MOGADISHU – The number […]

Severe drought displaces over 100,000 Somalis in June

Nunay Mohamed, 25, who fled the drought-stricken Lower Shabelle area, holds her one-year old malnourished child at a makeshift camp for the displaced on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia, June 30, 2022. The crisis in Ukraine has abruptly drawn millions of dollars away from longer-running humanitarian crises and Somalia is perhaps the most vulnerable as […]