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Famine in Somalia




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Posted on 09-05-11 04:16 PM septembern is Offline     Post: 48 words - (ID: 455705) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Post | Link
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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/06/world/africa/06somalia.html
Famine spreads in Somalia

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NAIROBI, Kenya — The United Nations announced on Monday that Somalia’s famine had spread to a sixth area within the country, with officials warning that 750,000 people could die in the next few months unless aid efforts were scaled up.


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While a fair portion of the famine is attributable to the drought, I think the biggest problem that can to be dealt with is Al-Shabaab. The article provided says that Southern Somalia is the epicenter of the famine, and the link below should show that Al-Shabaab occupies most of the southern areas. I am not saying that the famine in Somalia is correlated with the terrorist group's occupation on a 1 to 1 basis, but their continued refusal to allow aid because many organizations are Christian-based or different political agendas must be dealt with.

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"Al-Shabab insurgents have prevented thousands of people fleeing famine-struck parts of Somalia from reaching humanitarian assistance in Mogadishu, trucking them instead to a makeshift camp 50km south of the capital, where aid is severely limited." I must say I am ever so thankful that I live in this much more fortunate country. The current state of Somalia does have a greater affect though on even distant nations.

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Posted on 09-08-11 07:12 AM thenumberone is Offline     Post: 10 words - (ID: 457719) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Post | Link
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Id say this is due to corruption and religious extremasm.


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I hope that they can the necessary help that they need to get out of this situation .

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Posted on 02-01-12 01:17 PM drago is Offline     Post: 13 words - (ID: 538483) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Post | Link
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Agh! They Look Terrible! I Hope They Get All The Help They Need. 

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Posted on 02-05-12 06:50 PM thenumberone is Offline     Post: 37 words - (ID: 540253) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Post | Link
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Kinda a bump here but i would say the famines been declared over. Of course hundreds will die everyday but thats 'normal' for africa. Theyl be forgoten soon enough... Different if it was europe or america though.


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TEACH THEM HOW TO TAKE CARE OF THEMSELVES INSTEAD OF THROWING MONEY AT THEM ALL THE TIME. 90% OF CASH FOR THESE THINGS GOES INTO RICH PPLS POCKETS.

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Posted on 04-10-12 11:04 PM pacman1755 is Offline     Post: 29 words - (ID: 565762) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Post | Link
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That's pretty serious. Somalia is getting a bit serious, especially to those who care the most. I find it a bit startled to find out what might happen next.

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