Climate-related drought and flooding in Ethiopia - News Summed Up

Climate-related drought and flooding in Ethiopia


Millions of people require assistance in parts of southern and northern Ethiopia amid the worst drought in 40 years. A failed crop in Oromia, EthiopiaThousands displacedA lack of clean water has increased the risk of disease in the drought affected areas. Experts blame climate changeThe heavy rains triggered flooding in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, in the Oromia region, the Amhara region and other parts of the country. Floods caused by heavy rains damaged infrastructure in Ethiopia's capital Addis AbabaFlood-related deathsMore than 11 people died as a result of the heavy rain in Addis Ababa. "I urge the authorities to invest and work on the city water system.


Source: Ethiopian News August 16, 2022 22:02 UTC



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