28M People Threatened By El Niño, Drought In Southern Africa, SADC Says

Reuters: Poor rains, El Niño leave 28 million in southern Africa vulnerable: SADC
“The Southern African Development Community (SADC) said on Friday 28 million people in the region were rendered vulnerable and in urgent need of ‘food and non-food’ relief after last year’s poor rains were followed by an El Niño-triggered drought. That is double the 14 million people whom the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said faced hunger in late January…” (2/26).