Kenya: New Desert Locust swarms forming in Horn of Africa

Countries: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Kenya, Kuwait, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

The situation is extremely alarming in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia where widespread breeding is in progress and new swarms are starting to form – an unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods.