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In Somalia, a drought killed 110 people in just 48 hours

In Somalia, a drought killed 110 people in just 48 hours

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A young girl lies in a bed in the malnutrition ward at Garowe General Hospitalin Garowe, Somalia. (Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)

The signs of crisis are everywhere. Each day, thousands flood the capital in search of food. More than 7,000 internally displaced people sought help from one feeding center in just a day, a level of demand the center cannot possibly meet. In the country’s north, local leaders say that 65 percent of livestock have died. Without rain, there is no food for the camels and goats to graze, and no milk for the children…

 

Integrating Heat Resilience Into Disaster Planning for India

India’s Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) is predicting April 2017 to be one degree hotter than normal. According to the IMD outlook, above normal temperatures are likely over most parts of the India during February, March and April 2017. With climate change, rising temperatures and every year since 2014 recording hotter temperatures than before, above normal forecasts have become more frequent in the last decade, especially in tropically situated countries of South Asia. Recognizing this trend, Indian national authorities and organizations such as the Indian Meteorological…

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