Locust plague: Millions at risk of famine

The threat of a billion locusts sweeping across East Africa and South Asia feeding on farms and fields prompts urgent warnings.

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    It is the worst invasion of desert locusts in a quarter of a century.

    The food supplies and livelihoods of millions across East Africa and South Asia are under threat.

    The situation has been declared a national emergency in some countries, including Somalia and Pakistan.

    Al Jazeera's Priyanka Gupta reports.


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