More than 3 million Chinese were without drinking water due to drought

On Thursday, local media reported, citing data from the Ministry of Water Resources of China. According to authorities, so far from the drought affected 3.28 million people. Lack of water is observed in the provinces of Shanxi, Hebei, Shandong, Henan, Gansu and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, reports  RIA "Novosti".

The lack of water seriously complicates life to agriculture, where the drought, which began last fall, suffer almost 3 million heads of livestock krupnorogatogo. Drought only covered eight provinces of the country in which there are 5.6 million hectares of agricultural land, which accounts for up to 80% of China's winter

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Drought in Somalia

Drought threatens the life of 2.4 million people in Somalia. This was announced today, the head of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the UN Deputy Secretary General Valerie Amos, summing up his visit to Somalia and Kenya.

"With the spread of the drought situation in the state in the Horn of Africa is approaching a critical — she said. — In southern Somalia, the level of malnutrition in the population has increased significantly in the past six months, and a total of 2.4 million people in the country in need of food aid, which is

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In 120 cities in Brazil because of rains declared emergency mode

In the 120 cities in the southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais declared emergency mode due to continued heavy rains in the region, said in a statement on Tuesday the local civil defense service.

According to authorities, since the beginning of the rainy season (from November of last year) in the state killed 17 people and 137 injured. Rains caused floods have completely destroyed 301 and damaged more than seven thousand homes. Over the banks of the river destroyed 205 bridges, 546 of them are proved to be unsuitable for use.

As a result, disaster affected over 1.4 million people,

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Sun Earth plunges into the darkness of September 22, 2012

NASA agency with the National Academy of Sciences of the United States has carried out calculations on a hypothetical scenario of the bombing of the Earth plasma charge and issued a report, "Threats to space weather: the social and economic consequences." Charge plasma spewed our star, paralyzes all electrical networks and what works on electricity. Electromagnetic catastrophe breaks out on Earth without warning, the planet will be unprepared for such a disaster.

Enormous solar flare — the so-called coronal mass ejections lead to geomagnetic storms of unprecedented strength and global catastrophe.

Alarm by satellite, watching the sun, go

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The consequences of the floods in Pakistan is as heavy as the famine in Africa, says UN

According to the report of the United Nations, "a humanitarian crisis of epic proportions" is progressing in areas affected by flooding southern Pakistan, where the degree of malnutrition in competition with those African countries where famine. In the province of Sindh Some villages are still under water six months after floods, almost a quarter of children under five are malnourished, while 6% were severe hunger, according to a survey.

 

"I have never seen such a heavy food shortages since the famine in Ethiopia, Darfur and Chad. This is shocking, "- said Karen Allen, deputy head of UNICEF in

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The African continent will break through 10 million years, say scientists

In the next 10 million years the African continent could split in two, it is the conclusion reached geoscientists, reports newsru.com with reference to German publication Der Spiegel.

According to the researchers, because of the increased number of earthquakes and large volcanic earth is beginning to crack, letting water in its place of the ocean. So, for example, the first crack is beginning to fill the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden. While formerly the process was hidden from the eyes of scientists under the sea water, in the desert Afar rift in Ethiopia is on the surface and available

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Hurricane Berit struck Norway damages of at least 34 million dollars

OSLO, November 28. / ITAR-TASS /. The damage caused by Hurricane Norway "Berit", experts estimate at least 200 million euros / 34 million dollars /. Previously voiced amount 50 million euros / 8.5 million /.

"In general, insurance premiums will be about 200 million crowns. But I have no doubt that this is not the final amount," — said the representative of the insurance company Gjensidige forsikring Steve Samuelsen channel NRK. According to him, more accurately determine the extent of damage and compensation will be possible only after the water come down,

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From which mankind will die: some versions

Recently, scientists have found that in December 2012, end of the world did not. Like, the Maya themselves on what is not hinted. Yet people continue to invent their own scenarios of the Apocalypse. The other day in an exciting game includes authoritative British publication The Guardian. A Neva24 reflect on what doomsday theory look the most realistic.

End of the world is canceled. This was stated by the researchers of the Mayan culture, who gathered for a conference in the Mexican city of Palenque. According to scientists, in December 2012, the infamous Mayan calendar does not end, but rather

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The death toll from floods in Thailand reached 564 people

The death toll of the catastrophic floods in Thailand has reached 564 people, and two others are missing. This was reported today in the Office for the Prevention of flood country. Flooded are still 20 of the 76 provinces of the kingdom. At the moment the flood directly affected 5.3 million people.

Since July, when the north of Thailand hit tropical storm Nock-Ten, the disaster were 63 provinces. As a result, the kingdom suffered more than 11 million people. Nearly 1 million people sought medical help. Almost a quarter of a million people were left homeless. Flooded 15 thousand companies,

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Sri Lanka: Over one million affected by flooding (video)

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8.02.11.Navodnenie in Sri Lanka intensifies, rain does not stop. The island, located off the north-west coast of India, their homes were forced to leave more than a million inhabitants.

Apocalypse — so a word can be called the current events in Sri Lanka, an island in the Indian Ocean.

In the eastern regions of several weeks are torrential rains that caused the first one of the biggest floods in history, are now systematically strengthened. The area under the water increases.

Flooded for 90% of rice fields. With rising water level is struggling more and more residents of the

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