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Drought Toolbox officially released in COP14event

The 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has officially released the Drought Toolbox, which is a one-stop shop for all actions on drought. The toolbox can be used by countries to assess drought risks in their regions much in advance, and prepare to deal with the water scarcity. ..

UNCCD launches a Drought Toolbox

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) launched a drought toolbox. The toolbox uses a total of 15 to 30 different parameters to assess drought risk and vulnerability of a geographical region. This is expected to ease the process for global governments to declare a drought. Drought Toolbox The toolbox provides stakeholders with easy ..

Bomb threat in Germany: 6 cities evacuated

Police evacuated many building in 6 German cities following email threats to the officials. The officials in Chemnitz, Augsburg, Kaisersautern, Neunkirchen and Gottingen received bomb threats to their emails. The evacuation included a 21 storey building where more than 1000 work. The local town halls of all the cities were also evacuated. The police officials ..