By:Â Michele Wolfson
While many of us are in full holiday mode with mad-dash shopping and flamboyant partying, people who live in the Horn of Africa are lucky if they can even get a drink of water. Scientists are worried that the drought that is taking place in Africa could be the grim future across the globe.
The Horn of Africa has been enduring the worst drought in 60 years. Crop failures have left up to 10 million at risk of famine. The social order in Somalia has been outright chaotic with thousands of refugees streaming into Kenya and refusing to return. The U.N. reduced the number of people at risk of starvation and aid has been sent to hard-hit regions, but this may not be enough to prevent drought not only in this area- but also all over the world. Read More