12 Mar 2018

UN food agency visits drought hit Marshall Islands

From , 6:01 am on 12 March 2018

Drought in remote atolls of the Marshall Islands has prompted a visit from the the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation.

Its senior officer Frank Chopin was part of a team that went to Wotje atoll to talk to people about which crops were still growing and what help they needed.

Mr Chopin told Ben Robinson Drawbridge the drought was affecting more than just crops.

Dry creek bed

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