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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...
20 July 2011 - 2:32amERC Valerie Amos opened this year’s ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment on 19 July in Geneva, and called on UN Member States to help strengthen coordination and partnerships to improve humanitarian response in a changing world. The event is a key annual opportunity for countries and partners to...