Progress report on the situation in drought - affected areas in Africa (October 1974)
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
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There has been considerable improvement in the situation in drought-affected areas in Africa. The rains have come in sufficient amount in most of the areas, and the worst aspects of drought seem to be over More relief has been provided, and the experiences of the past year have helped to make relief operations more efficient, while the harvest in the affected areas promises to be good, plans are being made to continue the relief operations into 1975 in order to ensure that the affected farming population is properly rehabilitated, and progress is being made in the formulation and implementation of medium- and long-term programmes.