Friday, February 3, 2023

Worst Drought On Record Continues To Ravage The Horn Of Africa

Millions in East Africa are suffering from drought and starvation, as the longest and most severe drought on record drags on into the late short rains...

Crisis-hit Somalia, Ethiopia Top IRC Watchlist for 2023

Somalia and Ethiopia, both Horn of Africa nations ravaged by drought and conflict, will be the countries of highest concern in 2023, according to...

Minister Mitchell Warns Large Numbers May Be Lost to Somalia Drought

Development Minister Andrew Mitchell has told the BBC "large numbers of people are in danger of dying" in Somalia if the international community does...

Somalia: Fast Despairing of Rain Saving Them in Time

CBC’s Margaret Evans reflects on what she witnessed in drought-ravaged Somalia and the depth and scale of the famine crisis after five missed rainy...

Africa Pushes for Climate Change Funding at Sharm el-Sheikh Summit

Battling droughts, sandstorms, floods, wildfires, coastal erosion, cyclones and other weather events exacerbated by climate change, the African continent needs to adapt, but it...

Climate Change Set to Displace Over 113 Million People in Africa by 2050

Adapting to a world that is warmer than today is a huge undertaking, even if the most ambitious temperature ceiling is met. Increasing climate...

Climate Change and Violent Conflict in Somalia

In this video, Crisis Group staff speak about the complex relationship between climate change and violent conflict in Somalia. In this video, Crisis Group’s Senior...

Why Devastating Drought in Somalia Was Hardly Noticed

After a series of particularly devastating famines in East and West Africa in the early 1980s—the ones that sparked the Live Aid concert and...

Can a Humanitarian Disaster Be Averted in Somalia?

The UN is warning the nation is facing its worst drought in decades. After years of unprecedented drought in Somalia, a famine is now expected...

Why is Africa Bearing the Brunt of the Climate Crisis? – Video Explainer

'People are saying the climate crisis is real, only because it has knocked on the door of the global north,' says Vanessa Nakate, a...