Democracy Now: Worst Drought in Decades Strikes Horn of Africa, Over 10 Million Affected

The United Nations is warning that the Horn of Africa is facing its worst drought in 60 years. The drought has affected more than 10 million in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Uganda. U.N. officials said in some areas the situation is close to that of famine. Malnutrition rates are quickly rising as food prices soar.

~ by wheresthemic on June 29, 2011.

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