Monday, December 11, 2017

Somaliland: Drought casts the shadow of death

Impoverished corner of Africa faces crisis after years without any rain Yusuf, almost two years old, has never felt rain. Droughts have devastated his birthplace...

The ARC angle: A tale of two droughts: one killed 260,000 people, the other...

Disaster insurance offers a new model for economic self-sufficiency. In African countries, every $1 invested saves $4.40 in the aftermath of an emergency Drought is...

Water and War: The turbulent dynamics between water and fragility, conflict, and violence

For the past two years, the rains have been poor in Somalia. What comes next is tragically familiar. Dry wells. Dying livestock. Failed harvests....

Millions of Danish aid heading to Horn of Africa

Civil war and drought continues to wreak havoc in South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen The development minister, Ulla Tørnæs, has set aside 125 million kroner...

Awqaf donates Dh1m to Somalia aid campaign

Awqaf, the Islamic affairs and endowments authority, has donated Dh1 million to Emirates Red Crescent’s ‘For You Somalia’ campaign, as part of the organisation’s...

Exclusive: In Somaliland, water is a life-or-death resource

There are no storm clouds on the horizon in Somaliland, and that's a bad thing for the eastern African republic's drought-stricken people. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsnyWryhiBY Hospitals are filled...

All businesses have a responsibility to take care of people and the planet –...

Over the last several years, as Virgin has expanded, so have our ideas for treating the people who worked for us well, and for...

108 Million People In The World Face Severe Food Insecurity – Situation Worsening

New global report on food crises offers benchmark for action needed to avoid disasters Despite international efforts to address food insecurity, around 108 million people...

Egypt’s Strategic Water Security: The myth and the truth

Following to the end of the second world war Egypt’s failure to integrate Eritrea to its territories, due to Emperor Haile Selassie’s superior diplomatic...
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Somaliland Hospital Cares for Malnourished From Drought

As the breakaway republic of Somaliland grapples with a severe drought, medical workers are struggling to aid people left weakened by malnourishment and hunger. A...

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Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...

South Yemen Will Regain Independence If It Follows These Six Steps

Independence is once again attainable for South Yemen so long as prospective peace talks result in a coalition-enforced “buffer zone” with North Yemen and...

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