Millions at risk from famine in Somaliland
May 10, 2017
Caritas Internationalis, the Church’s confederation of relief and development agencies, warned that millions are at risk from famine in Somaliland, a self-proclaimed independent region within Somalia.
Amid a devastating drought, “6.2 million people—more than half the country—are going hungry,” stated Caritas. “Some 185,000 children could die of starvation if they don’t receive urgent medical attention within weeks.”
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