La canícula prolongada, que afecta 163 municipios, principalmente los ubicados en departamentos del oriente de Guatemala, ha provocado la pérdida de 695 millones de quetzales en daños a cultivos agrícolas, indicaron hoy fuentes oficiales.
There has been no rainfall in DPRK since early July and temperatures are averaging 102.2 degrees F across the country. Any threat to food security will have a serious effect on an already vulnerable and stressed population.
Iraq is the world’s second most dangerous country, but what is less well known is that its harsh climate, heavy rain as well as extremes in temperature, can also prove fatal. At least 58 people have died in the recent floods.
To address the crisis, and despite the ongoing violence, UNICEF has trebled the scale of its water-trucking services from 800,000 to 2.5 million litres a day, the largest volume of water delivered since the start of the conflict.