East Africa on the brink of Famine

In East Africa the global effects of the war in Ukraine is being even more keenly felt.

Basic food like maize is up 80% in Somalia.

In South Sudan, petrol prices have gone up 300% in the last 6 weeks and half of the population has been displaced due to flooding of the White Nile.  Neighbouring countries face the  prospect of a continuing drought  affecting Somalia, eastern Kenya, Ethiopia and Eritrea.


Produced By: Roderick Chambers

Featured In Story: Anthea Spinks – Acting Chief Executive Officer and Director of Programs at Oxfam Australia , and Koang Chang – Manager Eye Radio Juba – South Sudan

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 28 July 2022

Thursday 28th of July, 2022

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