Humanitarian Crises

Toxic algae: Once a nuisance, now a severe nationwide threat

Nov 16, 2017

Scientists say despite prevention efforts, harmful algae is quickly becoming a global epidemic

Official: US would consider individual sanctions for Myanmar

Nov 15, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says country would consider individual sanctions for Myanmar violence against Rohingya Muslims

4 suicide bombers kill 14, wound 29 in northern Nigeria

Nov 15, 2017

4 suicide bombers kill 14, wound 29 in Nigeria in one of largest Boko Haram attacks in years

UN chief raises alarm over Rohingya in speech before Suu Kyi

Nov 14, 2017

The United Nations chief has expressed alarm over the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar in a humanitarian crisis he says can cause regional instability and radicalization

AP Interview: UN food chief says to end hunger, end conflict

Nov 11, 2017

The head of the UN food agency is telling world leaders that the only way to end global hunger is to end conflicts, which would also free up billions of dollars to build roads and infrastructure and promote economic growth in all developing countries

UN, aid groups warn of 'starvation and death' in Yemen

Nov 9, 2017

The United Nations and over 20 humanitarian groups are decrying a decision by a Saudi-led military coalition to block access to airports, seaports and land crossings into Yemen, saying it could bring millions of people closer to "starvation and death."

Fuel crisis hits Yemen's capital as Saudis tighten blockade

Nov 9, 2017

Hundreds of cars lined the main roads of Yemen's capital after the rebels who control the city ordered fuel stations to close, accusing merchants of taking advantage of a Saudi blockade to hike prices

Tillerson to make 1st trip to Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis

Nov 2, 2017

Top U.S. diplomat Rex Tillerson will make his first trip to Myanmar this month to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State

UN, US failed to prevent 'ethnic cleansing' in South Sudan

Oct 18, 2017

Despite warnings from officials and pleas from residents, UN, US failed to prevent 'ethnic cleansing' in South Sudan, especially in region of Yei

UN, US failed to prevent 'ethnic cleansing' in South Sudan

Oct 18, 2017

Despite warnings from officials and pleas from residents, UN, US failed to prevent 'ethnic cleansing' in South Sudan, especially in region of Yei.

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
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Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

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Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

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Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH