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Flooding Causing Food Insecurity In DRC’s Katanga Province; 40K Face Hunger

Humanosphere: 40,000 face hunger as floods hit eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
Charlie Ensor, a freelance journalist and Humanosphere contributor, examines recent flooding in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, specifically the Katanga Province, which “has destroyed houses, farms, and livelihoods, and it is thought that 40,000 people face food shortages. Without a contingent climate risk adaption strategy in place, and with the global effects of El Niño set to continue, it is likely that Katanga could face further flooding and humanitarian emergency…” (4/11).

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