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.


Starving for Answers

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


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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