March 28, 2011

Drought conditions continue in East African countries

According to recent information released by the World Meteorological Organization, drought conditions continue in East African countries such as Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania and even Uganda, with currently about 5 million affected and 150,000 in northern Kenya in urgent need of food aid.

http://www.irinnews.org/Report.aspx?ReportID=91966
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-03-10/ugandan-coffee-shipments-may-decline-this-month-after-drought-cuts-yields.html
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-03-18/tanzanian-economic-growth-to-slow-on-power-deficit-imf-says.html

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