Patchy rains in Malawi bring harvests to some, hunger to many

From Face of Malawi Sun Nov 25 2012, 04:48:52

Drought in parts of Malawi spelled disaster for farmers like Saukila who live from harvest to harvest, surviving on what they can grow. Fortunately other areas of the country were spared, leaving a surplus that WFP and its partners are using to assist communities hit by the drought. Beneath a clear blue sky, Saukila Black [...]

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