EAST AFRICA: La Niña-induced drought “to affect millions”

Published on 18 February 2011

Since November, East African countries have registered serious drought conditions that are likely to worsen in coming months. (..) The assistant minister in the Kenyan Ministry of State for Special Programmes, Mahmoud Ali, was also at the event and stressed that the government was providing food assistance to one million Kenyans while the World Food Programme (WFP) was distributing food to another 1.6 million people.

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