Through Pakistan, India, the Middle-east and East Africa, locust swarms are threatening domestic food production. Millions of people in food-insecure areas are facing famine.
While Canadian news agencies have largely been obsessed with Covid-19, it’s important to remember that in some parts of the world there are other issues to deal with as well, and that, perhaps, we have little to complain about after all.
For up-to-date information see Locust Watch.
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs