As crisis intensifies UNICEF works to stop hunger in Somalia

As crisis intensifies UNICEF works to stop hunger in Somalia

WNN Breaking (WNN) BREAKING: Since famine was declared in Somalia July 2011, over 110,000 children in the region have been admitted to UNICEF-supported therapeutic centres for severe and moderate acute malnutrition. Despite these efforts, the numbers of children suffering from malnutrition is still on the rise. “Malnutrition has become something widespread, if you receive 5 […]

Mogadishu: Mother and Malnourished Child

Mogadishu: Mother and Malnourished Child

WNN Photos A mother comforts her suffering child.  (WNN) SOMALI: A mother cradles her malnourished and dehydrated baby at Banadir Hospital in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Somalia is gripped by a devastating drought and famine that has already killed tens of thousands and is leaving many hundreds of thousands more, particularly young children and babies, […]

(Women and Child) Refugees Flee Famine-Stricken Somalia

(Women and Child) Refugees Flee Famine-Stricken Somalia

Michelle Norris with Ofeibea Quist-Arcton – NPR – National Public Radio – Tuesday, 26 July, 2011 (originally published 21 July) NPR’s Ofeibea Quist-Arcton talks with Michele Norris from the town of Dadaab on the Kenya-Somali border, which is the destination point for thousands of Somali refugees fleeing famine This week, the United Nations declared a […]