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Locusts, disease, and floods plague Ethiopia – Mission Network News

Ethiopia (MNN) — Before COVID-19 arrived in East Africa, Ethiopians were and still are fighting one of the worst desert locust plagues in modern history. Now, severe flooding is decimating any crops that survived the locusts. Provide emergency relief here. One-third of all Ethiopians live in severe poverty, existing on less than two dollars a... Read more

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Between coronavirus and locusts, Kenyas rural communities overwhelmed

[ad_1] Kenya (MNN) — The coronavirus couldnt have come at a worse time for Kenya’s rural communities. Kenyan farmers had been already battling an enormous locust outbreak the worst locust infestation some East African nations have seen in 70 years. Meals provides have been dangerously low. Now, these gathering in rural areas to keep away... Read more

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Christians reply as desert locusts devour and destroy – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Ethiopia (MNN) — An issue of biblical proportion is munching its approach throughout East Africa. The UN warns of regional famine as desert locusts devour and destroy, transferring in swarms the scale of main cities.What are desert locusts? Im 35 years outdated and I’ve by no means heard of any invasion like [this]. It’s... Read more