Drought and war put 14 million people at risk in East Africa: UN

AFP DroughtAFP/AFP/File – A Turkana woman drinks from a bucket of water she scooped in a dry river bed in Lodwar on March 13, 2014


(borkena)United Nations assessment in East Africa indicates that 14 million people could be in need of food aid due to extreme drought, AFP reported.

Nine countries ,including Ethiopia, are expected to experience the problem and the figure of people in need of food air for Ethiopia is 2.7 million. Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Djibouti,Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda will have same problem.

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