Namibia and its Animals Facing Another Drought

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Namibia, one of the countries in southern Africa, is currently in a state of emergency.  They are currently facing another drought, which is affecting both the animals and people in the country.

Namibia has been battling droughts since 2013, and unfortunately, as their rainy season is coming to an end they are facing another dire situation.

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What Does This Mean?

Namibia is home to many wildlife sanctuaries and animal farms. However, the drought is delaying their goals. No water and dry ground are killing animals nationwide from dehydration and malnutrition.

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What is the impact on the Animals?

Farmers around Namibia are fearing for their animals’ lives. The drought has left them with empty natural water reserves and arid lands, and no idea how they will supply their animals with the resources they need to survive.

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What is the Impact on the Farmers?

This NGO has been supporting Namibian farmers through many disasters over the last couple of years. Their mission is to aid any farmer in dire need of help to overcome disasters that they cannot face alone.

The Namibia Drought Relief Fund

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The Namibia Drought Relief Fund’s current mission is to raise enough funds to support the animals and farmers suffering in this drought by supplying farms with fodder to feed their animals.

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The suffering of the animals and wildlife due to the drought is heartbreaking, and knowing the pain it causes to their caretakers is just as devastating.

Last Say on the Drought Namibia is Facing

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We feel it is our responsibility towards nature to bring this issue to light and hope that those reading can aid those animals in need.


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