Kenya: FAO welcomes $10 million donation from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to fight Desert Locust upsurge in East Africa

Countries: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FAO has raised its appeal to $138 million, from the initial $76 million a month ago, in urgent funding to assist the countries that have been impacted. So far $33 million has been pledged or received.