Growing Health Crisis Seen in Horn of Africa as Acute Hunger Spreads - News Summed Up

Growing Health Crisis Seen in Horn of Africa as Acute Hunger Spreads


The World Health Organization is warning of growing health risks in the Horn of Africa as acute hunger spreads there. The World Health Organization’s incident manager for the Horn of Africa, Sophie Maes, says urgent action is needed to slow the health and hunger crisis that is sickening and killing increasing numbers of people in the region. She warns the risk of disease outbreaks is higher because of a lack of clean water. She says the drought has dried up water sources, forcing people to leave their homes in search of food, water, and pasture for their cattle. “And we are seeing a spike in disease outbreaks.


Source: Ethiopian News July 02, 2022 16:34 UTC



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