Amina (50) is the mother of 12 children. She is from Qararo. She arrived in the Gunagado displacement camp in 2017 after the drought killed her family's cattle and an outbreak of disease (probably cholera) endangered her family.

Climate and food crisis in East Africa

Millions of fast-moving locust swarms are sweeping across eastern Africa, in the worst invasion in decades. The plagues have hit the region at a time when it is already facing extreme hunger and malnutrition due to periodic droughts and floods. Oxfam is on the ground, providing lifesaving assistance but we urgently need your help to do more.

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