Paul Lachine

富饶的非洲之角

罗马 – 在经历了漫长的6个月,数万人被夺去生命之后,由这场60年来最严重旱灾导致的索马里饥荒终于过去了。然而,困扰广大非洲地区的危机仍在蔓延。

在非洲之角 - 索马里、吉布提、埃塞俄比亚、肯尼亚、南苏丹以及苏丹 - 约1460万男女和儿童仍食不果腹。而在西部的萨赫勒地区,尼日尔、乍得、马里、布基纳法索和毛里塔尼亚等国家另有1400万人受到威胁。

更糟糕的是,如果不采取协调一致的长期行动,索马里饥荒很有可能卷土重来。干旱无法避免,但我们可以努力防止干旱变成饥荒。

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