Showing posts with label food. Show all posts
Showing posts with label food. Show all posts

Friday, January 22, 2016

El Niño threatens at least 60 million people in high-risk developing countries – UN agency

UN, 22 January 2016 – El Niño threatens at least 60 million people in high-risk developing countries – UN agency The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners announced today they predict a major global increase in health consequences of emergencies this year due to El Niño.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Bulgaria continues to grapple with power cuts, travel problems after heavy snowfalls

The municipality of Dulovo in the Silistra region of north-eastern Bulgaria declared a state of emergency on January 18 because of power cuts in half of the villages in the municipality, difficulties with road travel and problems in food supply to some villages.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Ethiopia drought 'as bad for children as Syria's war'

The UN says the worst drought in 30 years in Ethiopia means 400,000 children are suffering from acute malnutrition and more than 10 million people need food aid.

Friday, January 08, 2016

Rescuers send food to miners in fortnight trap in China

Rescuers have managed to send more food, water and life detection equipment to four miners who have been trapped in a gypsum mine after an accident two weeks ago.

El Niño has put world in 'uncharted territory,' UN relief chief says, urging action now to mitigate impacts

Briefing United Nations Member States today on the widely varied and devastating impacts of the current El Niño weather phenomenon – which for months has sparked massive floods in some countries while leaving others, often in the same region, bone dry – the top UN relief official urged the international community to act now to help millions of people facing food insecurity.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Drought in Ethiopia Leaves 10 Million Without Food

The government of Ethiopia increased the estimated number of people in dire need of food aid because of the drought to 10.1 million. More than 50 percent of the affected population are children.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

COP21: 'Climate change refugees are already a reality'

The threat of a future tide of refugees is being cited often by world leaders as they push for a new global pact at the COP21 climate summit in Paris. But on some islands in the Indian Ocean, climate refugees are already a reality.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Biodegradable plastics not the answer to cut marine litter

Widespread adoption of products labelled "biodegradable" will not significantly decrease the volume of plastic entering the ocean or the physical and chemical risks that plastics pose to marine environment, accord to a United Nations report released yesterday.

Monday, November 09, 2015

Climate change can force 100 mln into poverty by 2030

Climate change could push an additional 100 million people into extreme poverty by 2030 if the world fails to take actions, the World Bank warned in a report released Sunday.

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Adverse weather pushes global food prices up by 3.9 per cent in October, says UN agency

UN,  5 November 2015 – Weather-driven concerns about sugar and palm oil supplies have led to price increase of major food commodities in October, said Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today.

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Climate change poses ‘major threat’ to food security, warns UN expert

Climate change poses severe and distinct threats to food security, and could subject an additional 600 million people to malnutrition by 2080, a United Nations human rights expert warned today.

Monday, November 02, 2015

S. Africa facing the worst drought since 1960s (official)

South Africa has suffered in the past few months the worst drought since 1960s, Minister of Water Affairs and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane says.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Ethiopia experiencing ‘worst drought in 30 years’ due to El Niño conditions – (UN report)

 UN, 27 October 2015 – Ethiopia is experiencing its worst Drought in 30 years according to the United Nations, with levels of acute need across all humanitarian sectors having already exceeded levels seen in the Horn of Africa Drought of 2011, and which are projected to become far more severe in 2016.

Friday, October 02, 2015

Arrimage réussi du cargo russe Progress M-29M à l'ISS (vidéo)

Le cargo Progress M-29M, lancé jeudi, à 16h49 UTC, depuis le cosmodrome de Baïkonour, au Kazakhstan, s'est arrimé dans la nuit de jeudi à vendredi à la Station spatiale internationale (ISS), a annoncé un porte-parole de l'Agence fédérale spatiale russe (Roskosmos).

Progress M-29M cargo spacecraft docks with space station

The Progress M-29M space freighter has docked with the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) said on Friday.

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Progress M-29M cargo spacecraft launched to space station

A Soyuz-U rocket with the Progress M-29M space freighter has blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) said on Thursday.

Friday, September 18, 2015

240,000 facing starvation in Somalia as drought bites

More than 240,000 people in Somalia are food insecure, a consortium of 19 non-governmental organizations said on Thursday.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Central America faces major crop losses due to El Niño, warns UN agency

UN,  14 September 2015 – This year’s cereal outputs in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua have been severely reduced because of the dry weather associated with the El Niño weather phenomenon, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today.

Sunday, September 06, 2015

EL News

Δημοσιεύτηκε από Geo Kok στις Πέμπτη, 11 Φεβρουαρίου 2021
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Δημοσιεύτηκε από Geo Kok στις Πέμπτη, 11 Φεβρουαρίου 2021