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Lesotho Experiencing Water, Food Shortages Amid Drought, U.N. Says

The Guardian: Lesotho’s ‘green drought’ pushes thousands deeper into hunger
“…A second year of inadequate rains has dried up water sources across the small mountain kingdom, killed livestock, and may leave as many as one in three Basotho requiring food aid until next year, according to local U.N. officials. Lesotho officials say a recent downpour greened Lesotho’s valleys, camouflaging a crisis that’s increasing malnutrition and disease…” (Mutizwa, 2/18).

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