East Africa’s Protracted Humanitarian Crisis is Worsening

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    Did you know that the food insecurity being experienced in parts of East Africa come on top of years-long violent conflict and economic crises in Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, and elsewhere?

    While the main drivers of African displacement are typically considered to be conflict and repressive regimes, as evidenced by the disproportionate focus on civil wars in Ethiopia and Somalia, this deprioritizes the existence and compounding nature of climate change and extreme weather.

    Environmental change acts as a threat multiplier, aggravating underlying tensions while increasing political, social, and economic insecurity.

    Read more here: https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/amid-record-drought-and-food-insecurity-east-africas-protracted-humanitarian-crisis-worsens

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