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  • Created on: 11-05-14 12:23

Famine in Horn of Africa


  • Worst drought in 22 years decimated livestock - appealed for food aid worth over £126million to fight starvation
  • Failure of 5 successive rainy seasons
  • 1/3 recieving food aid in the worst affected areas
  • 3 million hungry people reliant on food aid in Kenya


  • Worst drought in over a decade left 2.1 million in urgent need of food aid
  • Somalia been without effective gov since the dictator was overthrown in 1991.
  • Famine brought on by fighting - hundreds of thousands died 
  • Humanitarian aid has helped them survive, but not enough to recover
  • 1.7million hungry people reliant on food aid in S.Somalia
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