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The UN warns of catastrophic water shortages

Aug. 23 (UPI) -- The United Nations Children's Fund, additionally generally known as UNICEF, warned Tuesday that kids within the Horn of Africa and the Sahel area may die in devastating numbers, as many face water insecurity. The quantity of individuals with out entry to scrub water in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia has risen dramatically by 16.2 million from 9.5 million, the group stated. This has led to extreme malnutrition and an improve in severe waterborne illnesses. "When water is either unavailable or unsafe, the…

rising fuel prices and stock shortages as well

Mali, Senegal, Guinea, Gambia but also the Central African Republic, Chad, Uganda or Kenya ... Many countries on the continent are facing sky-high fuel prices and sometimes even stock withdrawals at the pump. How can this situation be explained beyond the…

For fear of food shortages, Algeria bans

The crisis in Ukraine raises concerns about the consequences on the African continent. Some states take the lead. This is the case with Algeria, which in the Council of Ministers on Sunday decided to ban the export of certain consumer products whose raw…

Extreme water shortages in Somalia go away 70% off

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Water sources in Somalia are rapidly drying up when an impending drought intensifies, leaving 70 percent of families across the country without access to safe drinking water. Thousands of children are now dependent on emergency water transport and unprotected wells or are being forced to leave their homes in search of water, according to a new assessment from Save the Children. The assessment, which covered 632 households in eight regions of Somalia, shows reduced rainfall and severe water shortages…

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