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20 January 2012 - 6:09pmThe UN today urged the world not to lose focus on its largest humanitarian crisis, as millions of people still struggle to survive drought and conflict in Somalia. Four million Somalis still need assistance six months after famine was declared in parts of the country. More than 1.3 million people are...
20 July 2011 - 10:49pmOn 20 July, at a press conference in Nairobi, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Mark Bowden, declared that famine exists in two regions of southern Somalia: southern Bakool and Lower Shabelle. Across the country, nearly half of the Somali population – 3.7 million people – are now in...