El Niño

5/27/16

Helping the hardest hit when natural disasters occur

When disaster strikes, it is those with the least support who are some of the most affected. Maya, 54, has had no one but herself to rely on during the recent drought affecting much of Cambodia.

5/27/16

Water or food? Pregnancy challenges during Cambodia’s worst drought in decades

Imagine being pregnant but having to choose between eating enough food and drinking enough water. For the last month this has been the reality for Vann, 24, a young woman from Koh Kong in Cambodia.

5/26/16

More than 400,000 pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers at risk in Ethiopia, warns CARE

Donors must close funding gap to support government efforts assisting families in need.

4/14/16

Southern Africa drought threatens humanitarian catastrophe, warn aid agencies

MAPUTO, Mozambique—(April 14, 2016) – On April 12th Mozambique issued a "red alert" and Malawi declared a state of national disaster in response to severe food shortages affecting millions of people.

4/6/16

Nueva Ecija farmers recover from Lando amidst El Nino

The Philippines is one of the most disaster prone countries in the world and the Filipino  farmers are directly affected by typhoons and dry spell.

3/30/16

Oxfam, Save the Children and CARE call for donor intervention, as Southern Africa region endorses action plan to tackle El Niño food crisis

(March 30, 2016) - Donors and Southern African governments must act swiftly, collaboratively, and generously in responding to the South African Development Community’s (SADC) announcement of a regional drought emergency triggered by El Niño, warn Oxfam, Save the Children and CARE

3/29/16

Ethiopia Drought: We can be the answer to untold prayers

In recent days we’ve been hit with a seemingly ceaseless cycle of disastrous news – from the terrorist attacks in Belgium and Pakistan to the protracted crisis in Syria.

2/25/16

Ethiopian families on the brink

Towards the end of February in the northeast of Ethiopia, a mother of four prepared a meal for her children with the very last sorghum grains she had left. These seeds were supposed to be planted for the next harvest.

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