Tag: Natural hazards
World looks away as Somali crisis deepens
Trapped in the grip of famine, Somalia is in desperate need of aid. Food shortages continue, and the political situation worsens, but the crisis has disappeared from global headlines.
Dead climber’s partner reveals guilt and sorrow
Celebrated mountaineer Erhard Loretan was killed in April, when his climbing partner slipped. This week, she has spoken about her feelings of responsibility.
East Africa hit by returning drought and famine
The United Nations believes 10 million people are at risk from lack of food and water in the Horn of Africa. Lack of rain has left crops failing and livestock dead.