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East Africa: For several weeks, hungry locusts have ravaged East Africa's growing crops and plants. Two Ethiopians extend to Kenya and Uganda, destroying large areas there. The United Nations on February 11, 2020 expressed its deep concern.
Historically large locusts totaling billions have been destroyed since several weeks. Large parts of East Africa following a dramatic change in climate could be catastrophic for a region already struggling Drought and flood.
The thick cloud of locusts flew from Ethiopia to Somalia and up to Kenya and Ugar The standard has been since February 9. The FAO estimates that a single herd of locusts covers an area of 2400 square kilometers.
These giant locusts occupy about 200 billion locusts, and one locust per day feeds on plants. They weigh about 2 grams so they need about 400,000 tons of food daily.
It can fly 150 kilometers a day and destroy people's crops on their way to subsist And having more children. Ethiopia and Somalia have issued a national alert without ever having seen such a large locust 25 years ago Excerpt from the website: yahoo (Edited by: Bopha) (Video Source: Le Parisien)