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07 Sep 2018 description

by Anastasia Moloney | @anastasiabogota | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Friday, 7 September 2018 16:51 GMT

Lower than average rainfall in June and July has led to major crop losses for small-scale maize and bean farmers

By Anastasia Moloney

BOGOTA, Sept 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Poor harvests caused by drought in parts of Central America could leave more than two million people hungry, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, warning climate change was creating drier conditions in the region.

21 Aug 2018 description
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The monthly risk briefing provides information on global weather, volcanic, human and health events where members may consider using the Start Fund’s Crisis Anticipation Window. It reports on new, emerging or deteriorating situations; therefore, ongoing events that are considered to be unchanged are not featured and risks that are beyond the scope and scale of the Start Fund are also not featured.