Q&A: Preparedness key as climate shifts threaten more drought

AlertNet: The race by U.N. and aid agencies to respond to worsening drought and hunger in the Horn of Africa suggests how far the world still has to go to put in place effective measures to prevent droughts turning into disasters. Finding solutions is particularly urgent as climate change brings more extreme and unpredictable weather, including more "slow-onset' disasters like droughts, warns Luc Gnacadja, executive director of the U.N. Convention to Combat Desertification, a sister convention to the U.N.......

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