The funding isd meant to to help avert the prospect of starvation for 20 million people in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen.
Albert Einstein said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. In Somalia we're delivering emergency assistance over and over but never getting the result we want: stopping people from dying of hunger. We can't stop droughts from happening, but we can give communities the tools to survive so they are prepared and don't starve when the drought strikes.
Once again the pictures of little children starving in Somalia break your heart. But this time there are other pictures that come to mind too: warlords, pirates, radical Islamists... Many will remember when the world was there to help and just how badly it turned out.
THE CANADIAN PRESS -- NAIROBI, Kenya - Tens of thousands of Somalis are feared dead in the world's worst famine in a generation, the U.N. said Wednesday, and the U.S. said it will allow emergency fund...