As the hadith reveals, a global drought
will occur before the Dajjal's appearance.
Indeed, the threat of drought, a consequence
of global warming today, influences many
parts of our world. A UN report issued
in 2001 states the seriousness of the situation:
of Hunger Knocks at the Door"
In the 21st century, climate changes
resulting from global warming will
The detrimental dimensions of global
warming, which may be the greatest
yet unrecognized threat to humanity,
will escalate in the 21st century.
According to the recent UN report,
scientists predict global warming
will make the 21st century also an
"age of hunger" and warn that these
changes will make the diminishment
of crops in Asia unavoidable
to the report, global warming will result
in diminished amounts of rain and crops,
[and the growth of] desertification and
flash floods. The scientists also warned
that small islands and countries will suffer
seriously from the consequences of global
India Dries Like a Leaf (Radikal,
July 25, 2002)
(left middle) Fear for Drought (Sabah,
December 8, 2000)
(left bottom) Dams Are Dry! (Sabah,
December 22, 1999)
(right top) We
Go through Droughtiness (Radikal,
May 3, 2001)
(right bottom) The World Is Scorched
(Vakit, August 7, 2003)
Some of the newspaper headlines about
drought in recent years are as follows:
Every year, 100 million
hectares of fertile areas become extinct.
More than 1 billion people in 110
countries are vulnerable to desertification.
Before it is too late, an efficient
program has to be launched to cope
with the problem.
The Theme of the World Environment
Day of this Year Is "Water"
The UN has called attention to the
problem of water on the Day of Environment,
stressing the importance of the issue
with the headline: "Water: Two billion
people are dying for it."
The American West Is Vulnerable
Due to global warming, some sectors
of the population in the American
West are becoming increasingly vulnerable
Safe Water Problem May Last
Authorities warned that humanity
may suffer from a safe water problem
until the year 2025. (17.10.2002 www.ntvmsnbc.com)
Drought Alarm around the
Until the year 2025, a lack of safe
water will threaten one-third of the
world's population. (15.08.2001 www.ntvmsnbc.com)
"Aclik Yüzyili Kapimizda (The Century of
Hunger Knocks at the Door,)" Nethaber, February
19, 2001. Online at www.gezegenimiz.com/NewsTopic.asp?KategoriAdi=Açlık&idKategori=2.