UK on Tigray, Ethiopia – Security Council Media Stakeout

United Nations published this video item, entitled “UK on Tigray, Ethiopia – Security Council Media Stakeout” – below is their description. Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations, Ambassador Woodward briefs reporters on Tigray, at the Security Council Stakeout. The UK announced a further 16.7 million pounds in aid for Ethiopia, and … Read more UK on Tigray, Ethiopia – Security Council Media Stakeout

Gears 5 – Official Nexus Siege Event Trailer

IGN published this video item, entitled “Gears 5 – Official Nexus Siege Event Trailer” – below is their description. The mighty Locust are back. Check out the trailer for the Special Horde event, Nexus Siege. Nexus Siege runs from April 13 to April 27. #IGN #Gaming #Gears5 IGN YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your … Read more Gears 5 – Official Nexus Siege Event Trailer

Impact of natural disasters & crises on agriculture & food security – Press Conference (18 March)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Impact of natural disasters & crises on agriculture & food security – Press Conference (18 March)” – below is their description. Virtual Press Conference by Maximo Torero, FAO Chief Economist and Dominique Burgeon, Director of the FAO Liaison Office in Geneva and Director, ad interim, FAO Office of … Read more Impact of natural disasters & crises on agriculture & food security – Press Conference (18 March)

Somalia: Power vacuum leads to escalating political crisis | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Somalia: Power vacuum leads to escalating political crisis | DW News” – below is their description. A Political deadlock in Somalia. The country faces a constitutional crisis after failing to hold elections. This alongside a violent Islamist insurgency, a locust invasion and serious food shortages. How can the … Read more Somalia: Power vacuum leads to escalating political crisis | DW News

Current desert locust situation & FAO’s response – Press Conference (19 January 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Current desert locust situation & FAO’s response – Press Conference (19 January 2021)” – below is their description. A senior official at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said significant progress has been made in the combat against Desert Locust in the Horn of Africa but stressed … Read more Current desert locust situation & FAO’s response – Press Conference (19 January 2021)

Floods, fires and typhoons: extreme weather in 2020

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Floods, fires and typhoons: extreme weather in 2020” – below is their description. From wildfires and floods to storms and locust swarms, extreme weather and natural disasters around the world have caused thousands of deaths, millions of people to be displaced and billions in losses in … Read more Floods, fires and typhoons: extreme weather in 2020

The worst natural disasters of 2020

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “The worst natural disasters of 2020” – below is their description. The charity Christian Aid says the 10 worst climate disasters this year have cost $140bn in insurance claims. Bushfires in Australia caused $5bn in losses, killed nearly three billion wild animals and displaced 65,000 people. On … Read more The worst natural disasters of 2020

The farmers hunting down swarms of locusts – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “The farmers hunting down swarms of locusts – BBC News” – below is their description. Locusts have been ravaging East Africa all year and now, they are in Southern Africa. The region is dealing with its biggest locust outbreak in over a decade. It’s a different species of … Read more The farmers hunting down swarms of locusts – BBC News

Cyclone Gati: Somalia’s most powerful storm in recorded history causes flooding, displaces thousands

Global News published this video item, entitled “Cyclone Gati: Somalia’s most powerful storm in recorded history causes flooding, displaces thousands” – below is their description. Cyclone Gati hit parts of Somalia this week, killing eight people, displacing thousands and causing flooding that destroyed livelihoods, livestock, crops and fishing gear. Gati is the strongest storm to … Read more Cyclone Gati: Somalia’s most powerful storm in recorded history causes flooding, displaces thousands

‘Hair stood up on the back of my neck’: locust swarm a terrifying memory for Chinese farmer

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Swarms of locusts have been moving through parts of China’s southwestern province of Yunnan since late June 2020. The winged invaders have caused varying degrees of damage to at least 23,000 acres (9,300 hectares) of farmland in the southern part of the province alone. The South … Read more ‘Hair stood up on the back of my neck’: locust swarm a terrifying memory for Chinese farmer

E-Locust: How apps are helping counter pest infestation in Kenya

Insects can be a nuisance, but they are also a great source of inspiration for scientists who are looking to push the limits of innovation through a process called biomimicry. In this edition of Tech 24, we take a closer look. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 … Read more E-Locust: How apps are helping counter pest infestation in Kenya

Somalia & other topics – Daily Briefing (20 August 2020)

Daily Press Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General. – Mali – Security Council – Lebanon – Central African Republic – Syria – Comoros – Reopening Schools in Africa – Libya, Asia Floods – Mauritius Oil Spill – Financial Contributions MALI In Mali, the Peacekeeping Mission reports that the security situation in … Read more Somalia & other topics – Daily Briefing (20 August 2020)

Africa locust plague: New app launched to battle swarms

Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN … Vast numbers of locusts have been swarming across East Africa in recent months, devastating crops and threatening food security in the region. Now, authorities are hoping a new app could help them gain the upper hand in … Read more Africa locust plague: New app launched to battle swarms

Locust scouts tackle swarms with smartphone app

Armed with a smartphone app, Achilo Christopher is on the hunt for locusts as part of U.N. efforts to quickly respond to swarms that have devastated farmland and grazing areas across East Africa. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and … Read more Locust scouts tackle swarms with smartphone app