World Food Programme:  Horn of Africa Crisis

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The situation is dire in the Horn of Africa due to drought conditions and the conflict in Somalia. Millions of people are experiencing extreme malnutrition and are in need of immediate help. This special- feature page provides background information regarding the reasons for the crisis, what is currently being done to alleviate the suffering, and what people around the world can do to help. Information country by country in the afflicted area is also available.

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