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Failed Rainy Seasons Create Food Emergency in Eastern Africa

More than 20 million people in Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia now face some of the worst food security risks in 35 years.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using data from the Climate Hazards Center, the Famine Early Warning System Network (FEWS Net), and modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2021) processed by the European Space Agency courtesy of Josh Willis/NASA/JPL-Caltech. Story by Michael Carlowicz.

Published January 7, 2022
Data acquired December 2021

Sources:
Aqua > MODIS
Model
Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich
Terra > MODIS
Collection:
Applied Sciences