Climate indicators for an El Nino event in the western Pacific have eased slightly in the past fortnight, but meteorologists still expect the weather pattern in late 2012.
Northeast Africa continues to reel from the effects of the worst drought to strike the region in decades. The arid conditions are contributing to famines that the U.S.
More than 11.5 million people are currently in need of food aid in Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia, and Ethiopia. The number is projected to rise, and this image illustrates why.
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