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A family of elephants walk across the dried out Mara River basin in southwest Kenya

A family of elephants walk across the dried out Mara River basin in southwest Kenya

Pope highlights climate change impact on rivers

23/10/2017 15:10

Pope Francis has expressed his concern about the effect of climate change on the most important water basins in the world in a message to a major international summit.

 

One of the fountains, designed by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, that adorn St.Peter's Square at the Vatican.

One of the fountains, designed by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, that adorn St.Peter's Square at the Vatican.

Italy drought: Vatican turns off fountains to save water

25/07/2017 07:37

The drought that is affecting the city of Rome and the surrounding areas of the capital has led the Holy See to take measures to save water.

 

Muslim woman carrying food supplies given by Caritas Pakistan

Muslim woman carrying food supplies given by Caritas Pakistan

Caritas Pakistan helping Muslims during Ramadan

15/06/2017 13:34

Caritas Pakistan in Karachi is distributing food aid to poor Muslims villagers during Ramadan to help them cope with a prolonged drought 

 

Ethiopian Cardinal Berhaneyesus  Souraphiel

Ethiopian Cardinal Berhaneyesus Souraphiel

Ethiopia: Cardinal Berhaneyesus’ Easter message

14/04/2017 09:56

In his Easter message, Cardinal Berhaneyesus has called on the faithful to give concrete witness to their faith through charitable works and to pray for adequate rain in the country

 

A man fills a long line of plastic water containers from a tanker, in the drought-affected village of Bandarero, on the Ethiopian border, in northern

A man fills a long line of plastic water containers from a tanker, in the drought-affected village of Bandarero, on the Ethiopian border, in northern Kenya.

Nairobi parishes donate food to drought-stricken dioceses

19/03/2017 16:52

Kenyan Cardinal, John Njue, has expressed satisfaction with donations of food made by parishioners of the Archdiocese of Niarobi and destined for Kenya’s drought-stricken dioceses.

 

Drought in Somalia threatens the survival of people and animals

Drought in Somalia threatens the survival of people and animals

Bishop Bertin on the crisis in Somalia

14/03/2017 14:55

Hunger-related illnesses have killed dozens of children over the past two months at just one government-run hospital in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. That’s according to the United Nations. A severe drought has brought Somalia to the brink of famine.