By Lin Taylor LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As Sierra Leone recovers from the deadly effects of Ebola, more than half the population face food shortages, and many will not cope if further disasters such as drought or floods strike, U.N. food agencies said on Thursday. Food shortages in most of the West African are caused by problems that predate the Ebola outbreak, the World Food Programme (WFP) and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said. Some 3.5 million people do not have enough safe and nutritious food to eat, the agencies said in a report published on Thursday.
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In post-Ebola Sierra Leone, more than half the population face food shortages: U.N.