Southern African Countries Appeal For $2.8B In Emergency Drought Relief Funding; USAID Pledges Additional $127M

The Guardian: Southern Africa appeals for billions to cope with El Niño devastation
“Southern African countries have launched an emergency appeal for $2.8bn (£2.1bn) to help feed nearly 40 million people hit by one of the worst regional droughts in 35 years…” (Vidal, 7/26).

Mail & Guardian: USAID pledges US$127 million for the SADC region humanitarian drought relief aid
“The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has allocated [an additional] US$127 million to fund the procurement of humanitarian aid and social safety nets to save nearly 17 million people affected by a regional drought in six Southern African nations…” (7/27).

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