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Met Eireann issues drought warning for entire country as heatwave continues
# Weather
# Weather

Met Eireann issues drought warning for entire country as heatwave continues

Jun 30th 2018, 12:24 PM 47,747 Views 75 Comments

The weather service issued the warning this morning at 11.

Irish Water says Dublin water restrictions could be 'unavoidable' as hot weather persists
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Irish Water says Dublin water restrictions could be 'unavoidable' as hot weather persists

Jun 26th 2018, 11:41 AM 17,773 Views 91 Comments

“This is a very serious situation and we are seeking the public’s help,” Irish Water said.

Supplies already under pressure due to hot spell, Irish Water says
# Hot Hot Heat
# Hot Hot Heat

Supplies already under pressure due to hot spell, Irish Water says

Jun 25th 2018, 3:30 PM 11,750 Views 67 Comments

Met Éireann said that temperatures will reach as high as 30 over the next few days.

At least 27 people killed after dam bursts in Kenya
# Floods
# Floods

At least 27 people killed after dam bursts in Kenya

May 10th 2018, 10:47 AM 7,517 Views 2 Comments

Weeks of torrential rains in Kenya have led to flooding and mudslides that have left 159 dead.

'In that moment, I protect him': Jose Mourinho explains Lukaku penalty snub
# Drought
From The42
# Drought

'In that moment, I protect him': Jose Mourinho explains Lukaku penalty snub

Nov 1st 2017, 12:23 AM 11,373 Views 16 Comments

The Belgian striker went to take a spot-check but his manager instructed Daley Blind to step up instead.

Climate change blamed for Portugal facing its worst drought in more than 20 years
# Soaked Up
# Soaked Up

Climate change blamed for Portugal facing its worst drought in more than 20 years

Sep 17th 2017, 6:00 PM 19,125 Views 83 Comments

The Pego do Altar reservoir is now almost empty of water.

Houses destroyed in 17 wildfires as California gripped by record-breaking heatwave
# Triple Digit Temperatures
# Triple Digit Temperatures

Houses destroyed in 17 wildfires as California gripped by record-breaking heatwave

Jul 9th 2017, 11:05 AM 12,895 Views 8 Comments

Over 3,000 firefighters battled the blazes yesterday.

Opinion: 'I’ve never seen hunger and despair like I saw last week in Kenya'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Opinion: 'I’ve never seen hunger and despair like I saw last week in Kenya'

Jun 4th 2017, 3:30 PM 240 Views 15 Comments

With severe drought gripping many parts of East Africa, millions of people are facing starvation in the coming months, writes David O’Hare.

Brazil's forgotten history of imprisoning citizens fleeing drought in concentration camps
# Fortaleza
# Fortaleza

Brazil's forgotten history of imprisoning citizens fleeing drought in concentration camps

Feb 25th 2017, 12:30 PM 8,630 Views 1 Comment

Extreme droughts in the South American country in the early 20th century saw the government interning rural peasants fleeing the disaster.

Cork turn to Meyler to guide their U21 hurlers for the next two years
# Drought
From The42
# Drought

Cork turn to Meyler to guide their U21 hurlers for the next two years

Sep 14th 2016, 11:13 AM 6,732 Views 2 Comments

The Rebels haven’t won an All-Ireland in the grade since 1998 or a Munster title since 2007.

14 games since his last Premier League goal, Giroud lacks confidence, says Wenger
# Drought
From The42
# Drought

14 games since his last Premier League goal, Giroud lacks confidence, says Wenger

Apr 24th 2016, 6:07 PM 4,441 Views 5 Comments

The Arsenal boss says his team must rally around the striker.

'Manchester United won't end up like Liverpool' - David Beckham
# Drought
From The42
# Drought

'Manchester United won't end up like Liverpool' - David Beckham

Oct 7th 2015, 7:50 AM 5,831 Views 20 Comments

David Beckham is confident Manchester United are on the verge of returning to their trophy-winning ways.

Magnum found out by PI
# Magnum... Of Water
# Magnum... Of Water

Magnum found out by PI

Jul 9th 2015, 3:16 PM 18,806 Views 35 Comments

Tom Selleck has been accused of stealing water – in the middle of a drought.

Messi's creativity as important as goals - Barca coach Martino
# Drought
From The42
# Drought

Messi's creativity as important as goals - Barca coach Martino

Jan 27th 2014, 9:34 AM 2,231 Views 0 Comments

The Argentinian international has now gone eight games without a league goal for the Catalans.

Hosepipe ban put in place in South Tipperary
# Water
# Water

Hosepipe ban put in place in South Tipperary

Jul 16th 2013, 6:37 PM 10,758 Views 47 Comments

The ban will be in place until 13 August.

Bears break into sweet shop, cars searching for food amid US drought
# Bears
# Bears

Bears break into sweet shop, cars searching for food amid US drought

Aug 9th 2012, 9:20 AM 3,452 Views 15 Comments

An exceptionally dry summer has depleted bears’ usual food supplies of berries and vegetation – pushing them further into residential areas.

Fires blaze across the Algarve in Portugal
# Portugal
# Portugal

Fires blaze across the Algarve in Portugal

Jul 21st 2012, 2:28 PM 8,763 Views 2 Comments

Fires have hit the Madeira islands and the mainlands over the past 72 hours.

'I can catch Nicklaus' - Tiger Woods
# Drought
From The42
# Drought

'I can catch Nicklaus' - Tiger Woods

May 31st 2012, 10:19 AM 270 Views 0 Comments

The former world No1 believes he can still equal the 18-Major record… despite not winning one since 2008.

North Korea reports serious drought
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea reports serious drought

May 28th 2012, 11:29 AM 1,404 Views 12 Comments

The communist country has had very little rain in the last month which threatens to damage crops as the country enters a critical planting season.

New Zealand braces itself for a drought... of Marmite
# New Zealand
From The Daily Edge
# New Zealand

New Zealand braces itself for a drought... of Marmite

Mar 19th 2012, 2:50 PM 6,743 Views 11 Comments

New Zealanders love the black stuff – Marmite, that is, rather than Guinness. As stocks of the salty yeast spread are running low, people are getting a little panicked.

Hosepipes to be banned in areas of UK
# Water
# Water

Hosepipes to be banned in areas of UK

Mar 12th 2012, 9:19 PM 4,482 Views 10 Comments

Extremely low rainfall and continuing dry conditions are leading to droughts in areas of the south and east.

Ireland gives €5 million in emergency funding to Sahel region
# Food Crisis
# Food Crisis

Ireland gives €5 million in emergency funding to Sahel region

Feb 20th 2012, 11:37 AM 1,688 Views 27 Comments

Ten million people are at risk from a growing food crisis in Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria.

Wildfires strike Texas and Oklahoma
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Wildfires strike Texas and Oklahoma

Aug 31st 2011, 2:36 PM 175 Views 0 Comments

The fires occurred following dry weather and high temperatures and led to evacuations from homes.

Column: Some of the malnourished children have bodies so swollen they look about to burst
# Column
# Column

Column: Some of the malnourished children have bodies so swollen they look about to burst

Aug 19th 2011, 8:00 AM 37 Views 4 Comments

A Somali coordinator for Medecins Sans Frontieres tells the story of the forgotten tens of thousands trapped and starving to death within Somalia’s war-torn districts.

UN: Ten children dying each day at Somali refugee camp
# Child Deaths
# Child Deaths

UN: Ten children dying each day at Somali refugee camp

Aug 16th 2011, 5:46 PM 189 Views 5 Comments

Child mortality at a camp in Ethiopia has reached an “alarming” level, according to the UN Refugee Agency.

Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists

Aug 11th 2011, 4:19 PM 384 Views 1 Comment

The United Nations has warned that children are being targeted for recruitment by the Somali militant group who are working to overthrow the country’s unstable government.

Drought forces town to recycle urine
# Drought
From The Daily Edge
# Drought

Drought forces town to recycle urine

Aug 6th 2011, 2:53 PM 593 Views 14 Comments

A Texan town has been hit so hard by drought that it will begin recycling treated effluent and turning it into drinking water.

29,000 children 'killed by Somalia famine'
# Somalia
# Somalia

29,000 children 'killed by Somalia famine'

Aug 5th 2011, 11:04 AM 956 Views 1 Comment

The crisis in Somalia is worsening, with three new regions declared famine zones.

Somali refugees moved as camps overflow
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali refugees moved as camps overflow

Aug 2nd 2011, 11:07 AM 205 Views 0 Comments

The UN has begun to move people to into extended camps as the numbers of refugees swell – while aid agencies appeal for continued support to help battle the crisis.

Column: The UN must brave up to terrorists to get aid to Somalia
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The UN must brave up to terrorists to get aid to Somalia

Jul 28th 2011, 8:11 AM 73 Views 6 Comments

Charity GOAL’s chief executive John O’Shea says that while agencies are trying to help refugees flooding out of Somalia, some four million people are trapped inside and facing death.

UN launches urgent appeal for donor help in East Africa
# East Africa
# East Africa

UN launches urgent appeal for donor help in East Africa

Jul 25th 2011, 9:03 PM 264 Views 3 Comments

Some mothers have had to make the “horrifying choice of saving the strongest” of their children while leaving the weakest behind to die as starving families make the long, desperate trek to refugee camps, says the UN.

Nearly 800,000 children in Somalia face immediate death
# Somalia
# Somalia

Nearly 800,000 children in Somalia face immediate death

Jul 22nd 2011, 6:00 PM 934 Views 26 Comments

Concern video shows extent of humanitarian crisis in refugee camps as militants threatening to ban return of aid agencies not already on the ground.

'It is much worse than people realise': Mary Robinson visits Somalia
# East Africa
# East Africa

'It is much worse than people realise': Mary Robinson visits Somalia

Jul 21st 2011, 9:41 AM 1,463 Views 6 Comments

Such is the extent of the famine in parts of Somalia the US is to aid parts of the country controlled by Al-Shabab.

After two years UN aid delivered to Islamist areas of Somalia
# East Africa
# East Africa

After two years UN aid delivered to Islamist areas of Somalia

Jul 17th 2011, 11:40 AM 180 Views 1 Comment

It’s the first time aid has been delivered to some parts of the country in two years

Ireland to give extra €1m in aid to Horn of Africa
# East Africa
# East Africa

Ireland to give extra €1m in aid to Horn of Africa

Jul 15th 2011, 8:22 AM 611 Views 13 Comments

Countries in East Africa are in the grip of the worst drought in 60 years, with millions facing starvation.

"The people here show me the graves of children": East Africa's drought crisis
# East Africa
# East Africa

"The people here show me the graves of children": East Africa's drought crisis

Jul 14th 2011, 4:20 PM 677 Views 0 Comments

A photo-essay from Oxfam in Ethiopia and a first-hand account from a Concern worker in Somalia paint a stark picture of the worst drought in the Horn of Africa in 60 years.

In pictures: A photo essay from war-torn Somalia
# Somalia
# Somalia

In pictures: A photo essay from war-torn Somalia

Jul 6th 2011, 8:27 PM 2,033 Views 10 Comments

Striking images from Somalia, where the worst drought in the region for 60 years is affecting some 7 million people.

Militants lift aid ban to help Somalia drought victims
# Drought
# Drought

Militants lift aid ban to help Somalia drought victims

Jul 6th 2011, 2:33 PM 592 Views 9 Comments

The powerful Islamist group Al-Shabab had previously placed a ban on aid from non-Muslim agencies to Somalia.

Aid agencies seek urgent help to counter Africa's worst drought in decades
# Africa
# Africa

Aid agencies seek urgent help to counter Africa's worst drought in decades

Jul 6th 2011, 9:24 AM 607 Views 8 Comments

Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are close to yet another famine, after their driest period in around 60 years.