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Houston's two major airports remain closed Sunday to commercial flights. But they will shuttle first responders to help recovery efforts in Houston and southeast Texas.
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ACCRA, July 17 (Xinhua) -- Peasant farmers in Ghana on Mondaycalled on the government to do more to fight fall army worms whichhave infected over 112,000 hectares of farmlands across thecountry.
Charles Nyaaba, Programs Officer of the Peasant FarmersAssociation of Ghana, said the effect of the fall armyworminfestation was getting out of control, calling on the governmentto declare a state of emergency to mobilize resources Uomo Nike Air Max 270 Triple Nere Scontate
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"The issue has gone out of control. So let's declare a state ofemergency," he told Joy Fm, a local radio in the capital, adding:"We don't need to sit here and pretend that all is well when ourfarmers are suffering at the grassroots."
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They have destroyed several thousands of farms in Ghana.
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According to the Agricultural Workers Union, Ghana should expectan acute shortage of food by the end of the year because of thegovernment's lackadaisical attitude towards the containment of thefall armyworm invasion, despite its claim that the situation wasunder control.
The group claims that over 100,000 hectares of farmlands havebeen affected, with farmers making huge losses.
But the government says it has done enough to control theinvasion and is dealing decisively with the threat due to itsdestructive nature.
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