Famine

August 19, 2011 § Leave a comment

 

Ten Somali children under the age of five are dying every day of hunger-related causes in a refugee camp in Ethiopia, according to the UN refugee agency.

guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 16 August 2011 17.06 BST

According to the UN, Somalia faces the most severe humanitarian crisis in the world today and the worst food security crisis in Africa since the early 1990s. After the worst drought in 60 years, an estimated 12.4 million people across the Horn of Africa are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance.

 

 

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