U.N. warns of locust surge on both sides of Red Sea

FILE PHOTO: Locusts are seen in the Menabe region of western Madagascar, March 29, 2013. REUTERS/Clarel Faniry Rasoanaivo/File Photo

GENEVA (Reuters) – A locust outbreak in Sudan and Eritrea is spreading rapidly along both sides of the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia and Egypt, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said on Friday, flagging a possible threat to crops and food security. “Good rains along the Red Sea coastal plains in Eritrea and Sudan […]

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