Drought induced by El Nino has caused hunger in the departments of Choluteca, Valle La Paz, Lempira, Intibuca, El Paraiso y el Sur de Francisco Morazan.
The state of emergency has been declared for the coastal Province of Manabi as drought is affecting food security and daily lives.
A severe drought is affecting indigenous communities in the department of Chuquisaca in the Chaco region. ECHO is providing 150.000 euros to help around 390 families.
NAIROBI, 17 August 2009 (IRIN) - Some rains have fallen in northern Somalia, but this has not stopped an exodus of drought-affe
A drought-like situation is developing in parts of India and Bangladesh.
Syria is currently experiencing the dramatic effects of a drought that has been affecting the country since 2006.
Since the first trimester of 2009, Paraguay has been facing an extreme cyclical drought.
44 percent of winter wheat areas in China under extreme drought conditions in the following provinces: Henan, Anhai, Shandong, Hebei, Shanxi, Shaanxi, and Gansu.
Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) reported the drought hazard which has affected 12 provinces, 45 districts, 272 sub-districts, 1,522 villages, 183,279 households and 659,169