UN urges countries to adopt national drought policies

BusinessGreen: Nations across the world have been told to adopt drought management policies as a matter of urgency as estimates of the cost to insurers of this year's dry summer in the US skyrockets. The ripple effects of America's worst drought in more than half a century on world food markets shows the vulnerability of an interconnected world to a hazard expected to increase in the future, UN agencies including the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)......

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