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A woman washes her hands in the courtyard of her house in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Nov. 1, 2018.

The Pandemic Is Laying Bare a Global Water Crisis

Insufficient water for washing is likely to worsen the coronavirus in the poorest nations. There’s a better way forward.

Garowe, Somalia, 2017
Habiba Azil, who is 9 month old and malnourished, is being checked by doctors inside the Garowe General Hopsital in the capital of Puntland.
Puntland is a semi autonomous state in northeastern Somalia.  The United Nations warns that half of the population of Somalia, about 6,2 million people, are affected by a drought in the Horn of Africa that could become a famine. During the last famine in 2011 over 250 000 people died.

Starvation Stalks the Horn of Africa

Images from the drought that's pushing Somalia back to the brink of famine.

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Starving for Answers

Why Hunger and Thirst Don't Have to Doom the World.

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How Canada Could Cash In on California’s Drought

America's water-rich neighbor to the north is seeing green in the Golden State's dry rivers and dead crops.

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