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World Bank approves $143m for drought response in Somalia

The World Bank said it has approved $143 million in International Development Assistance (IDA) financing to help vulnerable Somalis tackle severe drought and food...

UNCCD COP15 concludes with global call to act on land degradation, drought

A united global pledge to boost drought resilience and invest in land restoration for future prosperity on Friday, May 20, 2022, concluded the 15th...

UN warns of worsening drought in Horn of Africa in four decades

The United Nations (UN) top relief official has warned of the worsening drought in the Horn of Africa region which has already affected more...

UNICEF seeks $250m to assist children facing drought in Horn of Africa

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Friday, April 22, 2022, said it had revised its emergency appeal from $119 million to nearly $250...

20m risk hunger as drought worsens in Horn of Africa – UN

UN has warned that the number of people pushed into hunger because of drought in the Horn of Africa could rise from 14 million...

Water Day: There’s enough groundwater reserves to face five years of drought – Research

There is enough groundwater under the continent of Africa for most countries to survive at least five years of drought – and some, more...

Africa’s glaciers to melt, millions of poor face drought, floods – UN

Africa’s fabled eastern glaciers will vanish in two decades, 118 million poor people face immanent drought, floods or extreme heat, and climate change could...

3.2bn people under threat of desertification, drought, says UN chief

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has warned that a combination of land degradation from climate change and the expansion of agriculture, cities and infrastructures, are...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACreSAL) project is critical to lifting 100 million...
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NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 24 additional monkeypox cases in seven days from across 12...

Environmental experts decry lack of data on waste generation

Some experts in environmental protection and management have expressed worry over the lack of data on individual and household...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in...

NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported...