Philippine farmers battle drought

Dried-up water supplies pose threat to agriculture, just months after severe flooding.



    The Philippines suffered from severe flooding during last year's typhoon season.

    But this year, authorities are worried about damage from a severe drought that has devastated agricultural areas and dried-up water supplies across the country.

    Al Jazeera's Marga Ortigas reports from Isabela, a province in the country's north.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    We explore how Salah Ed-Din unified the Muslim states and recaptured the holy city of Jerusalem from the crusaders.