# drought - Today’s News
Log fires, rustling leaves, full permission to eat marshmallows with everything – ah, autumn, we’ve missed you.
# drought - Monday 27 January, 2014
The Argentinian international has now gone eight games without a league goal for the Catalans.
# drought - Tuesday 16 July, 2013
The ban will be in place until 13 August.
# drought - Thursday 9 August, 2012
An exceptionally dry summer has depleted bears’ usual food supplies of berries and vegetation – pushing them further into residential areas.
# drought - Saturday 21 July, 2012
Fires have hit the Madeira islands and the mainlands over the past 72 hours.
# drought - Thursday 31 May, 2012
The former world No1 believes he can still equal the 18-Major record… despite not winning one since 2008.
# drought - Monday 28 May, 2012
The communist country has had very little rain in the last month which threatens to damage crops as the country enters a critical planting season.
# drought - Monday 19 March, 2012
New Zealanders love the black stuff – Marmite, that is, rather than Guinness. As stocks of the salty yeast spread are running low, people are getting a little panicked.
# drought - Monday 12 March, 2012
Extremely low rainfall and continuing dry conditions are leading to droughts in areas of the south and east.
# drought - Monday 20 February, 2012
Ten million people are at risk from a growing food crisis in Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria.
# drought - Wednesday 31 August, 2011
The fires occurred following dry weather and high temperatures and led to evacuations from homes.
# drought - Friday 19 August, 2011
A Somali coordinator for Medecins Sans Frontieres tells the story of the forgotten tens of thousands trapped and starving to death within Somalia’s war-torn districts.
# drought - Tuesday 16 August, 2011
# drought - Thursday 11 August, 2011
The United Nations has warned that children are being targeted for recruitment by the Somali militant group who are working to overthrow the country’s unstable government.
# drought - Saturday 6 August, 2011
A Texan town has been hit so hard by drought that it will begin recycling treated effluent and turning it into drinking water.
# drought - Friday 5 August, 2011
The crisis in Somalia is worsening, with three new regions declared famine zones.
# drought - Tuesday 2 August, 2011
The UN has begun to move people to into extended camps as the numbers of refugees swell – while aid agencies appeal for continued support to help battle the crisis.
# drought - Thursday 28 July, 2011
Charity GOAL’s chief executive John O’Shea says that while agencies are trying to help refugees flooding out of Somalia, some four million people are trapped inside and facing death.
# drought - Monday 25 July, 2011
Some mothers have had to make the “horrifying choice of saving the strongest” of their children while leaving the weakest behind to die as starving families make the long, desperate trek to refugee camps, says the UN.
# drought - Friday 22 July, 2011
Concern video shows extent of humanitarian crisis in refugee camps as militants threatening to ban return of aid agencies not already on the ground.
# drought - Thursday 21 July, 2011
Such is the extent of the famine in parts of Somalia the US is to aid parts of the country controlled by Al-Shabab.
# drought - Sunday 17 July, 2011
It’s the first time aid has been delivered to some parts of the country in two years
# drought - Friday 15 July, 2011
Countries in East Africa are in the grip of the worst drought in 60 years, with millions facing starvation.
# drought - Thursday 14 July, 2011
A photo-essay from Oxfam in Ethiopia and a first-hand account from a Concern worker in Somalia paint a stark picture of the worst drought in the Horn of Africa in 60 years.
# drought - Wednesday 6 July, 2011
Striking images from Somalia, where the worst drought in the region for 60 years is affecting some 7 million people.
The powerful Islamist group Al-Shabab had previously placed a ban on aid from non-Muslim agencies to Somalia.
Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are close to yet another famine, after their driest period in around 60 years.
Nine things to know this morning…