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Severe drought threatens 13 million with hunger in the Horn of Africa

| Humanitarian Aid

8 February 2022

The World Food Programme (WFP) issues a warning about 13 million people in the Horn of Africa experiencing severe hunger as a result of the ongoing drought in that region. Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are facing the driest conditions and the lack of rain in exacerbating existing food shortages. The Regional Drought Response Plan is imperative in avoiding a catastrophic humanitarian crisis.

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Photo Credit: Oxfam distributing water in the Horn of Africa where in the period 2010-2011, experienced a severe drought.
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Water distribution in Horn of Africa
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