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Weather and War to Put Humanitarian System Under Unprecedented Strain in 2016


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Weather and War to Put Humanitarian System Under Unprecedented Strain in 2016

OXFORD - The effects of a super El Niño are set to put the world’s humanitarian system under an unprecedented level of strain in 2016 as it already struggles to cope with the fallout from conflicts in Syria, South Sudan, Yemen and elsewhere.

Oxfam estimates the El Niño weather system could leave tens of millions of people facing hunger, water shortages and disease next year if early action isn’t taken to prepare vulnerable people from its effects.

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Oh woe and sadness, is the future we'll dread.
Though weary of want and misery, there'll be no rest.
We plunder our wealth from the scarcity ahead.
From our children we took - all that is best.