People are dying of drought; our indifference is an outrage (Monique Barbut, Reuters, 20 March 2017)

UNCCD Phot Contest 2009/Beeno Neeleman

The effects of the El Nino drought of 2015-2016 are barely over and we have a new emergency. More than 20 million people in northern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are currently at risk of starvation. It could become the largest humanitarian crisis since the creation of United Nations in 1945.