World News Desk!!! The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has warned about the impact of drought in the Horn of Africa region. The IOM said in its latest East and Horn of Africa Drought Response Situation Report, released late on Monday, that more than 36 million people in the region have been affected by drought, of which 2 More than a million people have been forced to leave their homes in search of life-saving assistance. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warned last week that the devastating consequences of the multi-year drought in the Horn of Africa region will continue until 2023, with communities in urgent need of aid, Xinhua news agency reported. The WMO said in a statement released last Wednesday that according to a new weather forecast, below-normal rainfall is expected over most parts of the region over the next three months. If this happens, it would be an unprecedented sixth bad season for the worst-affected countries, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. The WMO said the current drought began with the poor performance of October-December 2020 rainfall and has deepened with the poor performance of all four subsequent seasons.
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