Feb 3, 2016

Drought in Africa: Fear, Hunger and Thirst

Ethiopia
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Deutsche Welle
he canisters are empty and there is not a drop of fresh water anywhere. Photo: T.Negeri, Reuters
he canisters are empty and there is not a drop of fresh water anywhere. Photo: T.Negeri, Reuters

Ethiopia is facing its worst drought in 30 years and it hasn't rained for months. The UN says 10 million people urgently need food relief and that figure could soon double. This situation is equally precarious in other parts of Africa