Drought’s devastating toll on Somalia’s children


East Africa is in the middle of a years-long drought after four consecutive failed rainy seasons – with Somalia one of the worst affected.

The United Nations is warning that the country risks famine should global food prices continue to rise.

Rukia Yacoub, deputy director for the World Food Programme in East Africa told the BBC that only 15 per cent of its Somalia appeal has been funded and the need is increasing everyday.

And as the drought rages on – it’s children many are worried…



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