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Urgent News from Uganda/Kenya. 
Those of you who are familiar with The New African Living Standard are aware that our publication was created to support CBO projects of the Eastern African region in particular, as well as many other grassroots projects. We find the next news quite disconcerting. Please stay tuned for more information on Teso Pedo.org and for FirmRock Children's Helper Kenya. Our campaign advertisements for these two CBO social groups are intergral to rebuilding farm communities in the impact zone of these recent events.

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The East African reported on Tuesday, June 9, that a new swarm of locusts had emerged from the previous food security trap of Turkana County, Kenya. Kenya has moved to keep locusts on ground and aerial control. The hopper bands were sighted in Turkana and Marsabit. Kenyan agricultural authorities warn that the locusts, which were first seen in Turkana last Sunday, are quite likely to spread to Eastern Uganda.

The threat of locusts have impacted Eastern Africa since early 2020.

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