Ethiopia: East Africa must act in anticipation of second desert locust invasion

Countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Yemen
Sources: Concern Worldwide, ActionAid, Danish Refugee Council, Food for the Hungry, CESVI – Cooperazione e Sviluppo Onlus, Ayuda en Acción, ACTED, Norwegian Refugee Council, Lutheran World Federation, Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe, Action Against Hunger USA, Oxfam, Save the Children, Plan International, World Vision, Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe, Social-life and agricultural development organisation, Finn Church Aid

As the winds over the Horn of Africa shift direction and start blowing southwards during November, there is an increasing threat of new Ethiopian swarms reaching northern Kenya before the year-end.