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  Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing death' Map of Puntland Somalia  More than 50,000 children in Somalia face death because of the ongoing drought there, the UN says El Nino threatens 'millions in east and southern Africa'  Some 11 million children are at risk from hunger, disease and water shortages because of the strengthening weather phenomenon, the UN has sa... Somalia famine 'killed 260,000'  Nearly 260,000 people died during the famine that hit Somalia from 2010 to 2012. Half of them were children under the age of five East Africa drought delay 'cost lives'  Thousands of needless deaths occurred from famine last year because the international community failed to heed early warnings Somali famine 'to kill thousands'  Somalia: The UN in Somalia says tens of thousands of people will have died of starvation by the time the famine in the Horn of Africa ends   Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'
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B. 2017-06-10 Ethiopia's emergency food aid to run out next month Ethiopia
2. 2016-02-08 Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing death' Puntland, Somalia
3. 2015-11-10 El Nino threatens 'millions in east and southern Africa' East Africa
E. 2013-05-02 Somalia famine 'killed 260,000' Somalia
F. 2012-01-17 East Africa drought delay 'cost lives' East Africa
G. 2012-01-15 Somali famine 'to kill thousands' Somalia
2011-09-05 Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000' Somalia
I. 2011-08-13 Somalia PM orders aid protection Somalia

  UN: World facing greatest humanitarian crisis since 1945
Ethiopia's emergency food aid to run out next month


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Jun.10
  Ethiopia will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people affected by drought at the end of this month, the UN has warned
Mar.10
  The world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the United Nations says, issuing a plea for help to avoid 'a catastrophe'



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Feb.8


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Nov.10


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May.2


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Jan.17
Jan.15


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Sep.5
  As many as 750,000 people could die as Somalia's drought worsens in the coming months, the UN has warned, declaring a famine in a new area
Aug.13 Somalia PM orders aid protection  Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has announced the creation of a force to protect convoys delivering aid to people affected by drought and famine Aug.12 U.N.: Not enough money to fight famine  Somalia: The United Nations is desperately trying to convince donors to get generous with their pocketbooks in order to stave off further suffering Aug.3   Somalia's famine reaches into Mogadishu Map of Mogadishu Somalia
  Three more regions of Somalia have now been struck by famine, including the capital, Mogadishu, the United Nations announced
Aug.2 Al Qaeda affiliate threatens starving  Somalia: The Ramadan offensive has begun here, an obvious date to rally supporters of the Al-Shabaab militant group Jul.22 Militants: Aid ban in Somalia still in place  Islamist militants in Somalia have reversed a pledge to allow foreign aid agencies to operate in famine-struck regions in the nation Jul.20 US to aid Islamist Somali areas  Somalia: The US has said it will send aid to famine-hit areas of Somalia controlled by the Islamist group al-Shabab U.N. declares famine in southern Somalia  The United Nations warned that the suffering could rapidly spread without a massive and immediate international response Jul.19 UN to declare famine in Somalia
  The United Nations is set to declare a famine in parts of Somalia as it suffers the worst drought in more than half a century
Jul.9 UN calls for aid inside Somalia
Jul.5 UNHCR in 'human tragedy' warning. Somalia

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Jan.5 More than 1 million in Somalia going hungry


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Sep.28 Oxfam launches East Africa appeal
Sep.24 UN warns over East Africa hunger  More than 20 million people in the Horn of Africa need food aid because of two years of poor rainfall, the World Food Program Aug.27 U.N. seeks $230M to fight Kenya hunger
  The 3-year failure of annual rains has reduced crop output, the main source of food for the country of 37 million, and prompted power rationing

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Jun.9 'Everyone's starving' in Ethiopia
Jun.4 Red Cross: Somalia facing severe famine  Somalia is facing life-threatening food and water shortages leaving millions at risk for starvation Jun.3 Somalis: Worsening humanitarian crisis. Somalia May.19 Ethiopian millions 'risk hunger'  Unicef: Six million children in Ethiopia are at risk of acute malnutrition following the failure of rains

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Dec.7 Rains bring no relief to starving Somalis  Somalia: Somalis are still suffering from hunger linked to 2005 scorching drought Mar.5 Time short food 'crisis'  Kenya: The UN has warned there will be many deaths if immediate aid is not delivered to 3.5m people facing the starvation

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Nov.11 Famine threat to 15 million  Ethiopia: PM Meles Zenawi called for urgent international aid to help avoid a catastrophe


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