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February 22, 2020
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Swarms of desert locusts have been destroying crops and pasture in East Africa. The UN has warned that a food crisis could be looming in East Africa if the outbreak is not brought under control.

We'll be talking about this story in our Daily News Review at 10am on TWR-UK. You can listen on SKY 0138, Freesat 790, Freeview HD 733, online at twr.org.uk/listenlive OR ask your smart speaker to "Play Trans World Radio".

Here's a video from the Washington Post which illustrates how much damage the swarms can cause:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=PG-3pr1s304

At 12 o'clock we'll be hearing from a spokesperson from Christian Aid - he'll be telling us all about the impact of these swarms throughout East Africa.
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