Category: drought

Afghanistan: Lack of food, aid, money and prolonged drought put 10 million at risk

The UN says an additional 18 million people are also facing a humanitarian disaster as money either promised or frozen in the US remains out of reach. Photo:…

Lake Oroville California hydroelectric plant shuts down for first time ever

Photo: Lake Oroville, the second largest reservoir in California, shown here July 22, 2021, is now just 24% full due to the extreme drought, its lowest level in…

One of the largest natural lakes in the U.S. is set to hit a 170-year low

Photo: People gather at the receding edge of the Great Salt Lake to watch the sunset on June 13, 2021, near Salt Lake City. The lake has been…

California Drought: State to cut water to thousands of farms, water agencies

Photo: A tractor plows a dry field last month in Madera. Thousands of farms and water agencies that rely on flows from California’s vast delta watershed are being…

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