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Understanding Somalia Part 3: After Effects

Diaspora: the dispersion or spread of any people from their original homeland.

One thing that I  noticed whilst researching  is that the vast majority of information available is about the war and that only.

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TapOff is Cape Town’s new water saving gamification app.

Released by AUX Studio in January, TapOff app is a free mobile app that provides Capetonians with real-time updates on the city’s water consumption and summarizes the latest water crisis stats. 353 more words

TapOff app helps Cape Town residents save water amid current water crises

(The app TapOff has become a helpful source for Capetonians to manage how they save water. Source: TapOff)

Cape Town’s ongoing drought will certainly break at some point – and with it, the current watercrisis – it’s equally certain that the amount of water available will decrease over the long term. 391 more words

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Oregon trees are showered with beetles instead of rain

Recent drought causes weak trees that are more susceptible to attacks from bark beetles.

It rains a lot here, but lately it’s not enough to meet the needs of thirsty trees. 13 more words

Portland Tribune

Water app for Cape Town

Water app to help Cape Town save more water

The water crisis in Cape Town has brought with it opportunities despite it’s obvious negative effects. Small and big businesses are in the race for the lucrative gains that come with solving this water crisis that is the first in its nature for… 341 more words


Food for thought

People in the villages developed methods of preserving food and surviving when affected by droughts and cyclones, and even for prolonged feast periods. 267 more words

Natural Disasters

Soil Moisture 5-17-18

Hoping these graphs change for us after this past weekend’s rain events!  These readings were taken as of 5/17/18.

At the Lawrence location I’m just sharing last week’s graphs from 5/10/18.  116 more words