- Waiting for water: Myanmar villages left behind Updated: Apr-12-14 5:49 am
- Doctors Without Borders blasts UN in South Sudan Updated: Apr-09-14 2:37 pm
- Hurricane season could bring movies back to NW La Updated: Mar-30-14 9:05 pm
- UN: 2013 extreme events due to warming Earth Updated: Mar-24-14 3:48 pm
- Official: Haiti drought causes 'extreme emergency' Updated: Mar-18-14 10:19 pm
DALA, Myanmar - Every afternoon, the long lines start to form, hundreds of men, women and children waiting to dip their plastic buckets into the lotus-filled reservoir just outside Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon. It's their only source of clean drinking water, they say, and during the dry season, April and May, there is only so much to go around. Â
JUBA, South Sudan - In a blistering criticism of the United Nations mission in South Sudan, Doctors Without Borders said Wednesday that the mission is refusing to quickly move 21,000 displaced people from a U.N. base to safer grounds before the rainy season.
SHREVEPORT, Louisiana - Shreveport's film liaison says hurricane season is likely to bring feature filmmaking up from the coast and back to northwest Louisiana.
GENEVA - The head of the U.N. weather agency said Monday that recent extreme weather patterns are "consistent" with human-induced climate change, citing key events that wreaked havoc in Asia, Europe, the U.S. and Pacific region last year.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A drought is causing an extreme emergency in northeast Haiti, wiping out sorely needed crops and livestock, an official said Tuesday.