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East African hunger crisis
3 months ago
End of Second Congo War
Horn of Africa hunger crisis was responsible for 285,000 deaths in East Africa.
El Niño affected almost all of East and Southern Africa, causing food insecurity for more than 50 million people.
25 million people, including 15 million children, need humanitarian assistance in East Africa
torrential rains in East Africa caused floods that killed people, livestock, and crops, and washed away roads and bridges making it hard to deliver aid
drought in the Sahel region led to 1 million deaths in Mali, Chad, Niger, Mauritania, and Burkina Faso
Drought and conflict led to widespread hunger in Uganda
Famine in Ethiopia. Drought in the northern highlands and problems delivering aid led to approximately 1 million deaths
Somalia famine was caused by drought and civil war
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