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Hunger crisis continues in Horn of Africa

12-14 million people are currently at risk of acute food insecurity across some areas of Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, because of an ongoing, multi-season drought, warns the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. If rains continue to fail, the number of highly food insecure people could rise to 15-20 million. According to the Addis Standard, increasing numbers of livestock are succumbing to the drought, and pastoralists are being forced to travel further to find water and pasture.

Read more here. See also the TABLE explainer What is food security?

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11 Mar 2022
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