Namibia’s Worst Drought in 30 Years

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  • How Does Drought Affect an Agriculture Society?
  • How Many People Are in Danger?
  • Malnutrition Rates Rising
  •  Which Areas Are at Higher Risk?
  • International Response
  • How Are the Funds Allocated?
  • What You Can Do to Help
  • Namibia’s Worst Drought in 30 Years
  • Below Average Rainy Season
  • State of Emergency

Malnutrition Rates Rising

A medical officer at the Engela District Hospital in the hard-hit Ohangwena region said admissions for pediatric malnutrition increased by 76 percent since March, with 30 cases recorded in June.

(Photo: Jordi Matas-UNICEF/AP Photo)

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