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Drought Worsens Famine and AIDS Crisis in Africa

Host Bob Edwards and Ken Hackett of Catholic Relief Services discuss the looming hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa and Southern Africa. Hackett says millions of Africans already are affected by drought and could be without food by March. Making the problem worse is the AIDS pandemic. He says relief agencies desperately need more help from international organizations and donor countries.

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