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GENEVA, April 25 (Reuters) - Tajikistan needs urgent help to combat a locust infestation that threatens the impoverished country's food supply, the United Nations said on Friday.
More than 150,000 hectares of the Central Asian country are covered in locust eggs and larvae at various stages of development, said Elisabeth Byrs of the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).