Tuesday, August 16, 2011

East Africa hunger crisis

The UN has declared a famine in parts of Somalia - the first in East Africa this century. Two years of drought have displaced 25% of Somalia's population, while other countries in the region have also been badly affected.

Raising awareness about the famine in Africa
Watch the video: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/44148244#44148244

FEWS Eastern Africa July-September projection.png
"FEWS Eastern Africa July-September projection" by Famine Early Warning Systems Network - USAID - http://www.fews.net/pages/region.aspx?gb=r2. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

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