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Kekeringan di Kenya Lebih Ngeri dari Pandemi COVID-19

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Senin, 08 Nov 2021 17:00 WIB

Kenya - Kekeringan menyebabkan kurangnya makanan dan air untuk manusia dan hewan ternak di Kenya. Kondisi ini disebut lebih berbahaya dibanding pandemi COVID-19.

Kenyan women of Somali origin wait with their containers for a water distribution from the government near Kuruti, in Garissa County, Kenya Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. As world leaders address a global climate summit in Britain, drought has descended yet again in northern Kenya, the latest in a series of climate shocks rippling through the Horn of Africa. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)

Kekeringan kembali melanda bagian utara Kenya. Bencana ini menyebabkan kurangnya makanan dan air untuk manusia dan hewan ternak.  

Kenyan women of Somali origin wait with their containers for a water distribution from the government near Kuruti, in Garissa County, Kenya Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. As world leaders address a global climate summit in Britain, drought has descended yet again in northern Kenya, the latest in a series of climate shocks rippling through the Horn of Africa. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)

Peristiwa ini merupakan rangkaian terbaru dalam guncangan iklim yang melanda Semenanjung Tanduk Afrika.   

Kenyan women of Somali origin wait with their containers for a water distribution from the government near Kuruti, in Garissa County, Kenya Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. As world leaders address a global climate summit in Britain, drought has descended yet again in northern Kenya, the latest in a series of climate shocks rippling through the Horn of Africa. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)

Para penggembala terpaksa menyaksikan hewan kesayangan mereka kurus karena menderita kekurangan air dan makanan.  

Kenyan women of Somali origin wait with their containers for a water distribution from the government near Kuruti, in Garissa County, Kenya Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. As world leaders address a global climate summit in Britain, drought has descended yet again in northern Kenya, the latest in a series of climate shocks rippling through the Horn of Africa. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)

Ternak adalah tulang punggung perekonomian Kenya dan banyak warga yang sangat bergantung padanya.  

Kenyan women of Somali origin wait with their containers for a water distribution from the government near Kuruti, in Garissa County, Kenya Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. As world leaders address a global climate summit in Britain, drought has descended yet again in northern Kenya, the latest in a series of climate shocks rippling through the Horn of Africa. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)

Diketahui Pemerintah Kenya telah mengumumkan bencana nasional di 10 dari 47 kabupatennya. PBB mengatakan lebih dari 2 juta orang sangat kekurangan makanan.  

Kenyan women of Somali origin wait with their containers for a water distribution from the government near Kuruti, in Garissa County, Kenya Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. As world leaders address a global climate summit in Britain, drought has descended yet again in northern Kenya, the latest in a series of climate shocks rippling through the Horn of Africa. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)

Ketua Konservasi Margasatwa Subuli, Mohamed Sharmarke, menyatakan satwa liar juga mulai mati.  

Kenyan women of Somali origin wait with their containers for a water distribution from the government near Kuruti, in Garissa County, Kenya Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. As world leaders address a global climate summit in Britain, drought has descended yet again in northern Kenya, the latest in a series of climate shocks rippling through the Horn of Africa. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)

Para ahli memperingatkan bahwa bencana seperti kekeringan akibat krisis iklim akan semakin sering melanda Benua Afrika.  

Kenyan women of Somali origin wait with their containers for a water distribution from the government near Kuruti, in Garissa County, Kenya Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. As world leaders address a global climate summit in Britain, drought has descended yet again in northern Kenya, the latest in a series of climate shocks rippling through the Horn of Africa. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)

Afrika adalah wilayah yang hanya bertanggung jawab atas empat persen emisi gas rumah kaca global, namun wilayah ini akan paling menderita karena dampaknya.  

Kenyan women of Somali origin wait with their containers for a water distribution from the government near Kuruti, in Garissa County, Kenya Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. As world leaders address a global climate summit in Britain, drought has descended yet again in northern Kenya, the latest in a series of climate shocks rippling through the Horn of Africa. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)

Kondisi kekeringan terkait perubahan iklim ini bahkan disebut lebih berbahaya daripada pandemi COVID-19 di Kenya.  

Kekeringan di Kenya Lebih Ngeri dari Pandemi COVID-19
Kekeringan di Kenya Lebih Ngeri dari Pandemi COVID-19
Kekeringan di Kenya Lebih Ngeri dari Pandemi COVID-19
Kekeringan di Kenya Lebih Ngeri dari Pandemi COVID-19
Kekeringan di Kenya Lebih Ngeri dari Pandemi COVID-19
Kekeringan di Kenya Lebih Ngeri dari Pandemi COVID-19
Kekeringan di Kenya Lebih Ngeri dari Pandemi COVID-19
Kekeringan di Kenya Lebih Ngeri dari Pandemi COVID-19
Kekeringan di Kenya Lebih Ngeri dari Pandemi COVID-19