Caritas: 250,000 Somalis at risk of famine
Catholic World News - January 12, 2012
A quarter million Somalis are at risk of famine, while an additional four million live in a situation of food insecurity, according to a report prepared by Caritas Somalia, the Church’s charitable relief organization in the strife-torn nation.
Much of the nation of ten million is controlled by Al-Shabaab, an Islamist terrorist organization that compounded the humanitarian crisis by expelling 16 relief agencies from its territory in November.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Progress toward our July expenses ($21,925 to go):