Positive Future News #898 (Feature Photo – The Horn of Africa – CCA SA 3.0 Unported)
The Horn of Africa, a region encompassing areas of four countries, is home to 141 million people. The region is experiencing an extended drought, conflicts over water and pasturelands and locust infestations. The outcome of these dire circumstances, is that it has pushed approximately 14 million people to the brink of starvation. In response, the nation of Germany made a $22.6 million contribution. The FAO estimates the total emergency need to be $138 million.
It’s hard to comprehend the situation.