North Korea is experiencing its worst drought in over a century, official media reported on Friday, days after the World Food Programme expressed “very serious concerns” about the situation in the country.
Drought has left nearly two million Somalis in desperate need of food, a humanitarian agency warned on Monday, as poor rainfall pushes communities to the brink across East Africa.
The monsoon season is responsible for around 70% of India's annual rainfall, and is particularly important for the farm sector since more than half of the country's arable land is rain-fed.
North Korea’s gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 4.1% last year in real terms, the worst since 1997 and the second consecutive year of decline after a 3.5% fall in 2017,
While contemplating our natural resources, past conversations often centered around fossil fuels and them becoming scarce due to overuse. However, recent conversations have stirred our attention to another natural resource that is available in abundance but is still causing a crisis in many parts of the world. Water!
India is to host a major UN environmental conference in September that will witness the participation of around 197 countries to discuss global strategies required to combat drought and desertification Events leading up to and the main sessions of the fourteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the United Nations Convention
The island is struggling with the worst drought ever recorded in 56 years due to the typhoon not falling last year.
As climate cycles become unpredictable and weather patterns turn volatile, large sections of the Indian population are becoming vulnerable to natural disasters like flash floods and earthquakes.
From the third driest June in 54 years to the rainiest September in 102 years, the monsoon season in India has wreaked havoc across the country. Though last week was the official conclusion of the Indian monsoon,