Red Cross Warns of Acute Hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa

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The Red Cross recently announced that an estimated 60 million people across sub-Saharan Africa will not have a reliable source of food this year. Citing recent droughts and increasingly erratic weather due to the El Niño climate phenomenon, the IFRC is calling on the international community to support programs that work on mitigating the impact of these climate shocks on  vulnerable populations.  For more detailed information from the Red Cross, please click: Red Cross warns: 60 million people at risk of acute hunger in sub-Saharan Africa as El Niño strengthens.