Poor Rains in East Africa Worsen Hunger

The number of people in need of humanitarian assistance currently estimated at about 16 million, has increased by about 30% since late 2016. The most affected areas are central and southern Somalia, South-Eastern Ethiopia, northern and eastern Kenya, northern Tanzania and north-eastern and South-Western Uganda, according to a new alert by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. 

Herders collect water with camels at one of the few remaining water points in drought-affected Bandarero village, Moyale County, Kenya.


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