“The sheer number of already food-insecure & disaster-affected people in the path of the swarms underscores the urgent need for a comprehensive int’l response” Locusts in East Africa are the latest threat to countries struggling w/ #displacement crises:
“Past players sound off, the media pack swarms, coteries snipe and snarl and the current list fragments.” It’s been a painful year at Bomberland, in his Friday Report, @ren_ault looks at what’s gone wrong and why – #footyology
2020 not giving up easily! | SWARMS of winged insects INVADE Siberian city MORE:
Hurricane Laura’s brutal aftermath: 280,000 without clean water, oil spills, swarms of mosquitoes killing off cattle By @nicksreimann
Locusts destroyed 1/2 million acres of farms in Ethiopia, mostly in areas where millions are already food insecure. The UN says 1M people need emergency aid. The swarms (as big as cities) have devastated farms across East Africa, which is now being hit by a new, bigger wave.
India is warning airplanes to avoid locusts, as it deals with its worst outbreak in almost 30 years. Massiveswarms are decimating crops across India and Pakistan — and are expected to get worse — raising fears of food shortages: "They wipe off everything that they settle on."
Drone swarms are replacing fireworks across China's skies #tictocnews