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Somalia Is World’s Worst Humanitarian Disaster — UN

Reading Time: 3 minutes Somali refugees seeking shelter in Kenya from extreme drought and hunger are the poorest of the poor and the most vulnerable in the world, the head of the UN refugee agency said. Increasing numbers of malnourished young children are dying after trekking for weeks to receive emergency aid in what has become the “worst humanitarian […] Read more

Somalia Faces Its Worst Drought In Five Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Somalia is entering its worst drought in five years and aid agencies are unable to feed the majority of people in need, a senior United Nations humanitarian official said Jan. 28. Al Shabaab rebels, who profess loyalty to al Qaeda, have refused to allow food aid to be distributed in southern and central Somalia, which […] Read more