Disease will ravage famine torn Africa

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Fourteen million people — half of them children — face starvation in Southern Africa.

But freelance health worker Anne Lloyd who has just come back after a three-week fact finding mission to the region for Oxfam, warns that poor sanitation and disease will account for many of the deaths.

She said cholera, malaria, diarrhoea, TB and measles will kill the already weakened people, particularly those who are already suffering from Aids/HIV.

Her mission was to study conditions in Zambia and Malawi and she said she had been deeply concerned by what she found.”