A rural child from the Egyptian governorate of Qallubia, north of the capital Cairo, holds a red desert locust after locusts attacked his family's field in 2004. The largest locust attack in decades destroyed more than a third of Egypt's crops, according

A rural child from the Egyptian governorate of Qallubia, north of the capital Cairo, holds a red desert locust after locusts attacked his family's field in 2004. The largest locust attack in decades destroyed more than a third of Egypt's crops, according
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