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Somalia Humanitarian Aid

Displaced in the Desert

Peter Biro | Posted 01.22.2012 | World
Peter Biro

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Somali 7-month-old weighs the same as newborn

AP | By KATHARINE HOURELD and KHALED KAZZIHA | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

DADAAB, Kenya (AP) -- Seven-month-old Mihag Gedi Farah is the frail face of Somalia's famine. He stares out wide-eyed almost in alarm, his skin pulled...

Will the U.S. Stand By As Famine Looms in Somalia?

Jeremy Konyndyk | Posted 09.06.2011 | World
Jeremy Konyndyk

As Somalia has descended closer to outright famine, the U.S. government has largely stayed on the sidelines, contributing only $14.5 million -- a tiny fraction of the need -- for food aid this year.