iOS app Android app

Somalia Hunger

UN: Hunger Crisis In Somalia Is 'Very Ominous'

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact

More than 850,000 people in Somalia are in desperate need of food and are grappling with "crisis and emergency conditions," the United Nations announc...

Somalia Famine Killed 133,000 Children Under The Age Of 5

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 07.02.2013 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- A decision by extremist Islamic militants to ban delivery of food aid and a "normalization of crisis" that numbed international dono...

Report: 260,000 Died In Somalia Famine

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 06.29.2013 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- The 2011 Somali famine killed an estimated 260,000 people, half of them age 5 and under, according to a new report to be published t...

How Somalia's Famine Aid Went Astray

AP | KATHARINE HOURELD | Posted 05.17.2012 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A large amount of food sent by the U.N. to the Somali capital during last year's famine never reached the starving people i...

UN Says Food Assistance Reaches Half Of Somalis In Need

AP | Posted 11.28.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — The U.N. on Wednesday said food assistance has reached nearly half the Somalis in need, though it warned cases of diarrhea and ...

Hunger Pains: Famine In The Horn Of Africa

The Guardian | Xan Rice | Posted 10.09.2011 | World

East Africa is racked by terrible famine once again. So why, when aid agencies saw the drought coming, couldn't they help the starving sooner? ...