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Women need greater say in dealing with drought – officials

August 8, 2011

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08 Aug 2011 17:06Source: alertnet // Vivian Leung Internally displaced women wait to receive relief food from a distribution point in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on August 8, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta By Vivian Leung LONDON (AlertNet) – A lack of women in policymaking is worsening the impact of the Horn of Africa drought, U.N. and aid […]

Women need greater say in dealing with drought – officials

August 8, 2011

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08 Aug 2011 17:06Source: alertnet // Vivian Leung Internally displaced women wait to receive relief food from a distribution point in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on August 8, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta By Vivian Leung LONDON (AlertNet) – A lack of women in policymaking is worsening the impact of the Horn of Africa drought, U.N. and aid […]

Food Insecurity Caused by Climate Change Affects Family Planning in Kenya

July 29, 2011

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by Dorah Nesoba 07/29/2011 by CIFOR NAIROBI, KENYA – It is early evening, and one of the fast food outlets in the South C Shopping Center in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, is bustling with activity as hungry souls troop in one after the other. But Paul Mwangi, a taxi operator, says that no matter what he […]

Food Insecurity Caused by Climate Change Affects Family Planning in Kenya

July 29, 2011

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by Dorah Nesoba 07/29/2011 by CIFOR NAIROBI, KENYA – It is early evening, and one of the fast food outlets in the South C Shopping Center in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, is bustling with activity as hungry souls troop in one after the other. But Paul Mwangi, a taxi operator, says that no matter what he […]

Teen girls face heaviest risk from climate impacts

July 22, 2011

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Eight-year-old Samani, taking refuge with her family after being displaced by heavy floods for almost a year, drinks her morning tea outside a makeshift shelter in Sukkur, in Pakistan’s Sindh province, on July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro By Soumya Karlamangla LONDON (AlertNet) – At the intersection of two of the world’s most vulnerable groups – […]

Teen girls face heaviest risk from climate impacts

July 22, 2011

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Eight-year-old Samani, taking refuge with her family after being displaced by heavy floods for almost a year, drinks her morning tea outside a makeshift shelter in Sukkur, in Pakistan’s Sindh province, on July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro By Soumya Karlamangla LONDON (AlertNet) – At the intersection of two of the world’s most vulnerable groups – […]