Drought in Horn of Africa Hits Children Hard

┬áSource: UNICEF published on 28 April 2022 a press release titled “UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell Visits Drought-impacted Somali Region in Ethiopia and Calls for an Immediate Scaled-up Response to Save the Lives of Millions of Children.”

Three failed consecutive rainy seasons in parts of Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, and Somalia have caused one of the worst droughts in decades.  One of the most impacted areas is Somali region of Ethiopia.  Some 10 million children need urgent life-saving support.  

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