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US relaxes limits on Somalia aid as famine looms
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US relaxes limits on Somalia aid as famine looms

WASHINGTON - The United States is working to get more relief into famine-ravaged southern Somalia and is reassuring aid agencies…
Special from Kenya: Despite obstacles relief trickles in to famine-struck Somalis
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Special from Kenya: Despite obstacles relief trickles in to famine-struck Somalis

NAIROBI, Kenya - The United Nations has begun airlifting food supplies to famine-struck Somalia, World Food Program head Josette Sheeran…
UN flies food into famine-hit Somali capital
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UN flies food into famine-hit Somali capital

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The United Nations airlifted emergency food for starving children into the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday as…
Horn of Africa aid caravan too late, again
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Horn of Africa aid caravan too late, again

EL ADOW, Kenya - A besuited UN official wearing well-buffed shoes crouches in the orange dust near a cluster of…
Children abandoned on east Africa’s ‘roads of death’
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Children abandoned on east Africa’s ‘roads of death’

ROME, Italy - Desperate Somali mothers are abandoning their dying children by the roadside as they travel to overwhelmed emergency…
Special from Kenya: Famine fuels mass exodus for hardship stricken Somalis
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Special from Kenya: Famine fuels mass exodus for hardship stricken Somalis

DADAAB, Kenya - The dry heat beats down on the vast, arid landscape that stretches through northeastern Kenya. Torrid winds…
UN calls emergency meeting on east Africa famine
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UN calls emergency meeting on east Africa famine

ROME, Italy - The United Nations has called an emergency meeting on 25 July to discuss mobilizing aid for drought-stricken…
UN declares famine in southern Somalia
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UN declares famine in southern Somalia

NAIROBI, Kenya - The United Nations said Wednesday that famine has hit two parts of rebel-held Somalia, due to a…
US: Somalia food crisis one of biggest in decades
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US: Somalia food crisis one of biggest in decades

NAIROBI, Kenya - East Africa's worsening famine is one of the largest humanitarian crises in decades, a US State Department…
East Africa: 10 million people struck by worst drought in 60 years
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East Africa: 10 million people struck by worst drought in 60 years

Geneva - Ten million people in the Horn of Africa have been hit by the worst drought in 60 years,…
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