CRS works to help Afghan farmers facing climate-induced drought, hunger

“CRS has been working on a response to this climate-induced drought over the past two years. But the rest of the world is only waking up to the fact that we have the worst climate-induced drought in the world right now — the worst in living memory in Afghanistan,” said Kevin Hartigan, the Middle East regional director of Catholic Relief Services.

Poor see injustice in water limits

With severe restrictions on water usage in drought-stricken Cape Town, South Africa, poor communities feel a strong sense of injustice, which needs to be addressed, said a parish priest in one of the city’s oldest black townships.