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30 June 2011 - 10:01pmThe situation in Somalia is now rapidly deteriorating, according to the UN Humanitarian Coordinator (HC) for Somalia Mark Bowden, who gave a press conference in New York on 29 June. Calling on the international community to take action now, HC Bowden stressed that “If we are not able to respond...
27 June 2011 - 6:00pmSomalia is now experiencing the worst situation in 10 years due to drought, food shortages, soaring food prices, and conflict. Two consecutive seasons of significantly below-average rainfall have resulted in poor harvest. Food prices in some parts of south Somalia are 200 percent higher than during the...