Over 11 million Africans face drought

Published on 13 July 2011

Over 11 million Africans face drought Updated: 19:04, Wednesday July 13, 2011 More than 11 million people in the Horn of Africa are confronting the worst drought in decades and need urgent assistance to stay alive, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.(..) The World Food Program said on Tuesday it was urgently scaling up food deliveries. But Executive Director Josette Sheeran said the agency must come up with $US189 ($A179) million more in donations to cover the $US477 million ($A452 million) that it needs to meet needs in the region.

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