Tag: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

‘So Many Dimensions’: A Drought Study Underlines the Complexity of Climate

Back-to-back years of little precipitation in the Indian Ocean nation of Madagascar have ruined harvests and caused hundreds of thousands of people to face uncertainty about their next meals. Aid groups say the situation there is nearing a humanitarian catastrophe. But human-induced climate change does not appear to be the driving cause, a team of […]

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As Need in Afghanistan Grows Dire, Aid Groups Plead for Help

KABUL, Afghanistan — The health care system in Afghanistan is on the brink of collapse, international aid groups warned this week, threatening to deepen the country’s humanitarian crisis just as temperatures begin dropping. Thousands of health care facilities have run out of essential medicines. Afghan doctors have not been paid in two months, with no […]

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