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B. 2016-02-08 Somalia drought leaves 50,000 children 'facing death' Puntland, Somalia
C. 2013-05-02 Somalia famine 'killed 260,000' Somalia
D. 2012-01-15 Somali famine 'to kill thousands' Somalia
2011-09-05 Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000' Somalia
F. 2011-08-13 Somalia PM orders aid protection Somalia
G. 2011-08-12 U.N.: Not enough money to fight famine Somalia
H. 2011-08-03 Somalia's famine reaches into Mogadishu Mogadishu, Somalia
I. 2011-08-02 Al Qaeda affiliate threatens starving Somalia

  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 Somalia famine 'killed 260,000'
  UN: World facing greatest humanitarian crisis since 1945

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  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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  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

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  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  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  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  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  The head of the UN refugee agency, Antonio Guterres, says he wants aid agencies to go into Somalia to help drought victims Jul.5 UNHCR in 'human tragedy' warning  The levels of malnutrition among children fleeing Somalia's drought could lead to a 'human tragedy of unimaginable proportions'

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Jan.5 More than 1 million in Somalia going hungry  Recent threats and attacks from militant groups have made it almost impossible for the World Food Program to get food to people in southern ...

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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  Somalis called for the withdrawal of Ethiopian troops, saying their departure would accelerate a political settlement of Somalia's 18-year c...

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Dec.3   UN says Somalia needs more help  UN's humanitarian affairs chief, John Holmes: The international response to the crisis in Somalia has been inadequate

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Dec.7 Rains bring no relief to starving Somalis
  Somalis are still suffering from hunger linked to 2005 scorching drought

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