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The livelihood of farmers and other food growers in East Africa under attack from locusts. Authorities say swarms of millions of locusts are large swathes of farmland and vegetation. Millions of people at risk after the insects crops in Eritrea, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda. The swarms of locusts are and could the agriculture, bushland and forests of neighbouring countries. The United Nations' Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) that some swarms have been as far afield as Yemen and Oman in the Gulf. It the worst locust invasion in 70 years and some say it is Biblical proportions.

The locust invasion is seriously the lives of over 12 million people. Many of these were already food insecurity due to poor harvests from a lack of rain. The swarms of locusts will only the plight of people living in the region. Locusts are extremely voracious pests. One locust can its entire body weight in just 24 hours. A small swarm could its way through enough food to feed 35,000 people in just one day. Esther Kithuka, a farmer in Kenya, her concern about the invasion. She said: "We a lot on this season and we that the locusts will our harvest and we will up remaining hungry through the rest of the year [until] next cropping season."

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