28 Aug '11, 4pm

Photos: World Food Program works to save lives in East Africa #famine @WFP #HoA #hunger

Photos: World Food Program works to save lives in East Africa #famine @WFP #HoA #hunger

Famine spreads: 29,000 young children perish (08/04/2011) As the UN announces that famine has spread in Somalia to three additional regions (making five in total now), the US has put the first number to the amount of children under 5 who have so far perished from starvation in the last 90 days: 29,000. Nearly half of the total population of Somalia is currently in need of emergency food assistance. Yet, the al Qaeda-linked group al-Shabaab, which controls parts of Somalia, has made bringing assistance to many of the malnourished incredibly difficult, if not impossible. The famine in Somalia has been brought-on by lack of governance combined with crippling droughts throughout East Africa, which some experts have linked to climate change. High food prices worldwide and a lagging response by the international community and donors have made matters only worse. Tens of thousand...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0828-hance_wfp.html

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