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Severe droughts are exacerbating Afghanistan's humanitarian crisis, but funding for climate change adaptation is frozen.
Aid agencies say climate-driven disasters are exacerbating Afghanistan's humanitarian crisis. Due to international isolation – no country formally recognizes the Taliban government – meaning it will be excluded from COP28, the UN climate summit.
An interdisciplinary collaboration used 600 years of tree rings from the San Joaquin Valley to reconstruct plausible daily records of weather and streamflow scenarios during that period, revealing vast variability in climate extremes.
Cornell University
This brief describes the implications of El Niño in the East and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) for Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) initiatives, based on previous comparable weather events.
Stranded boats on the Amazon riverbanks as drought hits the Amazon river
The forecast for November 2023 through January 2024 is for drought across almost the whole region. Some projected rain in Peru may help with water levels in the Amazon River, but the wider region remains exposed to drought stress and forest fires.
Conversation Media Group, the
A girl lines up for water in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
This blog presents findings from an assessment by 60 Decibels on anticipatory actions, which focused on how the assistance provided by FAO, UNFPA and UNICEF affected the target populations in Ethiopia.
Anticipation Hub
This publication examines the relationship between droughts and incomes and labor market outcomes in Chile over the period 1990-2017, focusing in particular on indigenous women.
Scientists say deforestation is compounding the effects of climate change, threatening to turn parts of the forest into savannah.

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