UN / HORN OF AFRICA DROUGHT

26-Aug-2022 00:00:49
According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), parts of the Greater Horn of Africa, which are already experiencing drought, are bracing for a fifth consecutive failed rainy season, a UN spokesperson said. UNIFEED
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STORY: UN / HORN OF AFRICA DROUGHT
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DATELINE: 26 AUGUST 2022, NEW YORK CITY / FILE
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1. Wide shot, United Nations Headquarters

26 AUGUST 2022, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric at to podium
3. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“The World Meteorological Organization said that parts of the Greater Horn of Africa which are already experiencing drought are bracing for a fifth consecutive failed rainy season. Clearly all this will worsen with the crisis which is impacting millions of men, women and children in the area. The forecast for October to December shows high chances of drier than average conditions across most parts of the region. In particular, the drought impacted areas of Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia are expected to receive significantly below normal rainfall totals through the end of the year.”
4. Wide shot, end of briefing
STORYLINE
According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), parts of the Greater Horn of Africa, which are already experiencing drought, are bracing for a fifth consecutive failed rainy season, a UN spokesperson said.

Speaking to journalists in New York on Friday (26 Aug), Stéphane Dujarric said that “clearly all this will worsen with the crisis which is impacting millions of men, women and children in the area.”

The forecast for October to December shows high chances of drier than average conditions across most parts of the region.

In particular, the Spokesperson added, the drought impacted areas of Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia are expected to receive significantly below normal rainfall totals through the end of the year.
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