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Global action needed on East Africa hunger crisis (Oxfam)

By France24
27 March 2022   |   2:42 pm
Widespread hunger across East Africa could become “a catastrophe” without funds to the region's most vulnerable communities, aid agency Oxfam warns. The droughts in the region are elso affecting water security. As the World Water Forum continues, Dakar researchers say that a holistic approach is needed for change. And we head to D.R. Congo at the Lwiro rehabilitation centre where traumatised apes are being nursed back to health.

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