SOMALIA FAMINE

Brett Tarver

The First Faces Of Famine In Somalia

I've come to Somalia with World Vision, to meet children living on the brink of famine. The United Nations issued the warning last week. If the rains fail again, and if international aid is not taken, Somalia could see a repeat of the 2011 famine which killed more than 250,000 people.
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Starve, Get Aid, Repeat

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.
AP

Are Aid Groups Misleading Famine Aid Donors?

The head of an international medical charity has called on aid agencies to stop presenting a misleading picture of the famine in Somalia and admit that helping the worst-affected people is almost impo...
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Famine Aid Expanding In East Africa

The World Food Program says it is expanding food distribution efforts in famine-ravaged Somalia, where the UN has estimated that only 20 per cent of people needing aid are able to receive it because a...