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Worst Drought in 60-Years Hits Horn of Africa

Posted June 28th, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations says at least nine million people in the Horn of Africa have been hit by the worst drought in six decades. Elisabeth Byrs, spokeswoman for the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, says the drought is one of the worst to strike East Africa since the 1950s and people are […]

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Rains Ease Chinese Drought, Bring Flooding Fears

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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Several days of torrential rains in drought-stricken southern and eastern China has triggered flood warnings and the evacuations of tens of thousands of people. State television on Monday showed water roaring through towns in southwestern Guizhou province and hundreds of damaged or destroyed houses. The Ministry of Civil Affairs said some 200,000 people in the […]

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