Period of catastrophic drought in East Africa is over


Strongest in decades drought in east Africa, which put many people on the brink of extinction, the rain is over.

As the international "Early warning of the threat of hunger", which uses satellite images to monitor changes in the weather, in the most drought-affected areas of the Horn of Africa seasonal rain fell much more than usual.

In the latest survey, prepared by the organization, said that Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia spilled four times more than normal rainfall for this time of year, that soda favorable conditions for the growth of crops.

However, the report warns that if the rains will be protracted, it can make the work of humanitarian organizations providing assistance in these areas.

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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