Category: Drought


How come their children are thin and starving? Wouldn’t a real mother feed their children first?

If you have one child and your brother has seventeen, who is more likely to bury their children during a drought or famine?

Much of the region, including Thailand and Laos, struggling to cope with the severe weather conditions.

China has been releasing water from a number of its dams in an attempt to help relieve the drought in Southeast Asia.

Much of the region has been struggling to cope with the severe weather which is hotter and drier than usual because of strong El Nino.

Thailand is experiencing its worst drought in more than a decade with 14 out of 76 provinces badly affected.

The situation in Vietnam is not so good either with the country suffering its worst drought in 90 years.

Rice crop has been decimated across central and southern parts of Vietnam and around 1.8 million people are facing water shortage.

China has been partially responsible for the dire situation across the region.

However, release of the water is having little or no discernible impact as it dissipates into the massive delta region that is home to almost 20 million people

Source: China releases dam water to ease SE Asia drought – AJE News

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