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Worst Drought in 60 Years Brings Starvation Fears to East Africa


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Cal
- 1175 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A prolonged drought in East Africa is bringing many of the region's impoverished to their knees: the World Food Program (WFP) is warning that 10 million people in the region are facing severe shortages.



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Raluca Anghel (84)
Friday July 1, 2011, 5:01 am
noted, thanks!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday July 1, 2011, 9:57 am
Noted and shared, thank you!
 

T. A. H. (39)
Friday July 1, 2011, 11:59 am
Now it begins.
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Friday July 1, 2011, 3:47 pm
noted and sharing thanks cal!
 

criss s. (4)
Friday July 1, 2011, 3:54 pm
Noted,ty.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Friday July 1, 2011, 4:15 pm
Where is Peace Corp? The Red Cross? Why hasn't this been brought up to the floor of the UN? If people can float flotilla devices to the Gaza, they would be better served to bring relief where it's really needed.
 

Dorothy P. (1)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 1:46 am
It is only a matter of time before the world hears of another famine taking place in Africa. Timely reminder of the words of Jesus when he says that even if we give a glass of water to the least of these my brothersl, you have done it unto me!
 
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