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New e-book released: IRIN’s reporting on climate change and food security

New e-book released: IRIN’s reporting on climate change and food security

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 29, 2017 0

Over the last two decades, 200 million people across the world have been lifted out of hunger. But as climate change brings more frequent and severe weather shocks such as droughts and floods,

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Flood-ridden Nigeria farmers need more help adapting to climate change

Flood-ridden Nigeria farmers need more help adapting to climate change

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 3, 2017 0

Okechukwu Onwuma still remembers the painful day heavy floods destroyed his small farm in southern Nigeria’s Delta State. “It was in November 2012, and the flood didn’t spare anything in this community,” the

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SRI LANKA: Floods, drought exacerbate vulnerability

SRI LANKA: Floods, drought exacerbate vulnerability

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 11, 2013 0

MAMADUWA/COLOMBO 11 January 2013 (IRIN) - Recent extreme weather in Sri Lanka is likely to intensify the vulnerability of the poorest living in the country’s hardest hit northern and eastern regions, experts warn.

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Floods, drought in Sri Lanka exacerbate vulnerability

Floods, drought in Sri Lanka exacerbate vulnerability

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 11, 2013 0

MAMADUWA/COLOMBO 11 January 2013 (IRIN) - Recent extreme weather in Sri Lanka is likely to intensify the vulnerability of the poorest living in the country’s hardest hit northern and eastern regions, experts warn.

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DJIBOUTI: Rising food insecurity fuels migration

DJIBOUTI: Rising food insecurity fuels migration

November 27, 2012 0

BALBALA 27 November 2012 (IRIN) - Successive years of poor rains have eroded the coping mechanisms of pastoralists in Djibouti’s rural regions, even as high food prices and unemployment rates afflict the country’s

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