Tag: drought

New energy policy will push more people into poverty: Oxfam

Responding to reports that the Federal Government will scrap plans for a clean energy target, Oxfam Climate Change Adviser Dr Simon Bradshaw said: ÔÇťAgainst the backdrop of devastating hurricanes, severe drought across East Africa and determined leadership from our Pacific Island neighbours, the Federal Government is poised to walk even further away from meaningful action […]

Millions facing food, water shortages as drought worsens in Horn of Africa

More than 15 million people in Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya are facing serious food and water shortages in a crisis which could have catastrophic consequences in coming months if left unaddressed, Oxfam has warned. The three countries, located near the eastern most tip of the African continent known as the Horn of Africa, have been […]

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