Quantcast

Latest East Africa drought Stories

2012-08-28 23:00:11

Disaster relief contributions still needed to prevent starvation in Niger, Mali, Senegal and Chad, says Lauren Fisher of World Vision International on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Radio Talk Show. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 The biggest impact in the United States of the ongoing East African drought is a sharp spike in the price of chocolate (due to poor harvests in Ghana and Ivory Coast). The impact on the people of West Africa is far more profound — mass starvation, thousands...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'