Posts in category: red

May

29
2016

Zimbabwe drought: Five million face food shortage – AJE News

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Aljazeera.com reports that...

Nearly five million people in Zimbabwe – half of the country’s rural population – will need assistance by next year as a result of the ongoing drought in southern Africa, the United Nations has said.

Read more at www.aljazeera.com


May

19
2016

Sri Lanka landslides and rain kill 37 people with over 150 still missing | World news | The Guardian

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Theguardian.com reports that...

“A total of 37 people have been killed, 28 wounded … in weather-related incidents in the past three days,” the DMC spokesman Pradeep Kodippili said.

Read more at www.theguardian.com


May

17
2016

Search Continues for Missing in Indonesia Flash Flood

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Voanews.com reports that...

Indonesian officials say at least 17 people have been killed and 3 more remain missing following a flash flood near a popular tourist destination.

Read more at www.voanews.com


May

01
2016

Uttarakhand forest fire spreads, 6 districts worst-hit – Times of India

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Timesofindia.indiatimes.com reports that...

An Indian Air Force Mi-17 chopper on Sunday flew several sorties in Nainital district sprinkling water lifted from a lake to douse the raging forest fires that have destroyed vast swathes of forested land across Uttarakhand.

Read more at timesofindia.indiatimes.com


May

01
2016

Varun Gandhi helps kin of drought suicide victims in Uttar Pradesh – The Economic Times

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Economictimes.indiatimes.com reports that...

Over 54 crore farmers and rural populations across 13 States are in the grip of drought, and it is a multi-dimensional crisis. This fact was highlighted at a national consultation on drought here on Sunday.

Read more at economictimes.indiatimes.com


Apr

21
2016

Floods in Saudi Arabia, Yemen claim 34 lives | GulfNews.com

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Gulfnews.com reports that...

Riyadh: Eighteen people have been killed during heavy rains and floods over the past week in Saudi Arabia, the civil defence agency said on Thursday.

Read more at gulfnews.com


Apr

21
2016

Chile floods: 4 million people without water as world’s largest copper mine suspends operations – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Abc.net.au reports that...

Heavy rains battering central Chile have now left an estimated 4 million people without drinking water, as landslides wreaked havoc and rivers breached their banks, leaving at least one person dead and closing the world’s largest underground copper mine.

Read more at www.abc.net.au


Apr

21
2016

India drought: ’330 million people affected’ – BBC News

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Bbc.com reports that...

At least 330 million people are affected by drought in India, the government has told the Supreme Court

Read more at www.bbc.com


Apr

09
2016

Pakistan: Rains, floods kill over 200 in northern Pakistan – The Muslim NewsThe Muslim News

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Muslimnews.co.uk reports that...

KARACHI, AA: Rescue workers in northwestern Pakistan dug through debris and mud on Tuesday in hopes of finding survivors after a landslide buried at least 30 people alive on Monday as the death toll from days of torrential rains and flashfloods passed the 200-mark, local officials have said.

Read more at muslimnews.co.uk


Apr

09
2016

Doctors put off surgeries in drought-hit Marathwada 

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ATUR: The Severe Drought In MarathwadaBSE -5.00 % Has Led To Farmers Killing Themselves, The Whole Rural Economy To A Collapse And Now Is Leading To A Public Health Crisis That Threatens The Heath Of Over 5 Lakh People In Latur One Of The Worst Drought Affected Districts In The State. Read More At: Http reports that...

LATUR: The severe drought in MarathwadaBSE -5.00 % has led to farmers killing themselves, the whole rural economy to a collapse and now is leading to a public health crisis that threatens the heath [sic] of over 5 lakh (500,000) people in Latur one of the worst drought affected [sic] districts in the state.

Read more at ATUR: The severe drought in MarathwadaBSE -5.00 % has led to farmers killing themselves, the whole rural economy to a collapse and now is leading to a public health crisis that threatens the heath of over 5 lakh people in Latur one of the worst drought affected districts in the state. Read more at: http