Somalia faces malnutrition crisis

Guardian: Severe drought in Somalia has left nearly one in three children acutely malnourished in some areas – double the normal emergency threshold – and caused a sharp rise in food prices. An estimated 2.4 million people – about a third of Somalia's population – require humanitarian aid after the failure of recent rains, according to the UN. This figure is up from 2 million six months ago. Though fighting continues in many areas of the country, drought has overtaken insecurity as the main reason for......

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