Severe droughts put eight million Africans at risk

By Jody Clarke

Apr

27
2011

OVER EIGHT million people are facing severe food and water shortages across the Horn of Africa, according to aid agencies, with parts of the region suffering from the worst drought in 30 years.

A lack of seasonal rains has led to failed harvests, acute water shortages and the deaths of thousands of animals in the region, said the Consortium of British Humanitarian Agencies (CBHA), forcing people to flee their homes in their tens of thousands in search of water and pasture for their livestock… (Full Article)

 


About

View all posts by:


Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *