WFP Appeals For $204M To Provide Food Aid To Millions Affected By El Niño-Induced Drought In Southern Africa

Associated Press: U.N. appeals for $204 million for hungry in Southern African
“The U.N. food agency has declared its highest-level emergency in drought-stricken Southern Africa and is appealing for $204 million immediately to purchase food and transport it to the region to help millions of hungry people. World Food Programme Executive Director Ertharin Cousin told reporters in a telephone briefing from hard-hit Malawi on Tuesday that the El Niño-induced drought — which also affected South America and Ethiopia — has devastated crops and caused harvests to fail in Southern Africa…” (Lederer, 7/20).

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