July 20 is the one-year anniversary of the declaration of famine in Somalia -- a moment that, for many, marked the start of the 2011 food crisis in the Horn of Africa. What's the situation 12 months on?
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As the plane started to lose altitude and the images on the ground began to form into shape, I was stirred with nostalgic feeling triggered by the familiar soil and landscape.
As I watched women gather around earth pan with their empty jerrycans only to find dirty, silt-laden water unfit for cooking, washing or drinking, I knew we had to find an immediate solution.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — East Africa's worsening famine is one of the largest humanitarian crises in decades, a U.S. State Department official said Fri...
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