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African Drought’s Threat Expands: IFRC Chief

Up to 49 million people may be affected by the ongoing drought in southern Africa, a massive jump from previous estimates, the head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said Tuesday in announcing the organization would step up relief efforts. IFRC Secretary General Elhadj As Sy announced a $112 million, four-year initiative to address the crisis hammering the region. But he added that the emergency aid response was not enough, and that aid groups also...

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