Centenas de pessoas já morreram na Somália e no Quênia; alerta para riscos de piora da precipitação está em vigor até quinta-feira; Cruz Vermelha no Uganda diz estar preparada para apoiar vítimas.
Secretário-geral pede ampla mobilização a ativistas que se encontram até domingo em Nairóbi; evento acontece antes da Semana do Clima em África; Unicef coloca Guiné-Bissau entre nações com maior risco dos impactos das alterações climáticas.
Organização Meteorológica Mundial alerta para riscos de inundações; situação pode afetar comunidades e meios de subsistência; precipitações acontecem após três temporadas de seca que causaram grave crise humanitária.
War and drought is emptying Somalia’s countryside, creating a surge in urbanisation and cementing a permanent demographic shift that will have far-reaching implications for the country’s future recovery, say aid and development experts.
The United Nations has warned that the Horn of Africa nation is on the brink of famine for the second time in just over a decade, with 200,000 people in danger of starvation.
Millions of people are facing food insecurity. Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia could be experiencing their worst drought in 40 years this October-December with drier-than-average conditions predicted.
A two-year drought, mass displacement, decades of war, and a so-far sluggish aid response means more than seven million people – almost half the population – are already chronically hungry.
Famine “is at the door” in Somalia, with “concrete indications” that parts of the south-central Bay region will be in famine between October and December this year without an urgent surge in aid, the UN warned today.
Ignoring the plight of 20 million people in the Horn of Africa is a political choice.
The 20 million people struggling to survive a scorching drought in the Horn of Africa are victims not only of a climate crisis but of the failings of governments and humanitarians to heed the lessons from earlier disasters.
At a news conference in Mogadishu, Somalia’s special envoy for humanitarian issues on Monday said more than six million Somalis were affected by the record drought.
Abdurahman Abdishakur Warsameh said the number of people suffering was quickly approaching half of Somalia’s population.
The polls have delivered a new chapter for the country, allowing attention to turn to other pressing problems.
Nairobi/Rome, le 11 mai 2022. Alors que la guerre en Ukraine fait grimper les prix des aliments, des carburants et des engrais à des niveaux record et menace la sécurité alimentaire dans bon nombre des pays les plus pauvres du monde, le Fonds international de développement agricole (FIDA), un organisme des Nations Unies, a lancé aujourd’hui une