Powerful images aid plea for help in Horn of Africa

8 July, 2011 by (comments)

The Horn of Africa is in crisis. This is the strong impression we get from a series of dramatic photos published today by The Guardian, which show the devastating human impact drought is having on lives in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia. We see pastoralists standing over their dead livestock, children sick from malnourishment, hordes coming from miles toRead More …

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Filed Under: Crops @en

Climate change: Asia-Pacific faces a “humanitarian crisis”

7 February, 2011 by (comments)

The Asia-Pacific region will face a “humanitarian crisis” as climate change displaces millions of people in the next few decades, according to a new report from the Asian Development Bank. The Climate Change and Migration in Asia and the Pacific report says the region will be one of the most affected by climate change in the world, triggering an exodusRead More …

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Filed Under: Asia @en, Climate Change, Regions