UGANDA: Almost 1Mio. People facing hunger in Karamoja!


NAIROBI, 26 March 2010 (IRIN) – At least 900,000 people in Karamoja, northeastern Uganda, are facing severe food insecurity due to consecutive rain failure and poor harvests over four years, according to theFamine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS Net). “Overall, Karamoja continues to experience widespread high food insecurity,” FEWS Net observes in its March update. At least 81 percent of the estimated 1.1 million food-insecure people in Uganda are in Karamoja, according to the agency. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) told IRIN it planned to restart food distributions in the region in…

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