The call came just a day after swarms crossed into Uganda, through the North-Eastern Districts of Amudat and Nakapiripirit from neighbouring Kenya. The infestation in Uganda also puts Tanzania and South Sudan on the watch list, according to Mark Lowcock, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator.
Mark Lowcock (left), Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, speaks at the press conference on the Desert Locust upsurge in the Greater Horn of Africa. UN Photo
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