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El Nino Drought Leaves 28 Million Southern Africans Hungry

The land is dry, as are the rivers in southern Africa, where crops are scarce and 28 million people are hungry. The children show more life than the adults during this El Nino-induced drought in Mudzi district about 250 kilometers east of Harare, one of the hardest hit areas in Zimbabwe.  Elhadj As Sy, secretary-general of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, went to southern Africa to assess the food insecurity situation. "What is touching is...

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