1:00pm

Tue September 27, 2011
Africa

Exacerbated By Conflict, Somalia Famine Persists

Somalia has been hardest hit by East Africa's worst drought in decades. The United Nations warns that 750,000 Somalis could soon starve to death. Jeffrey Gettleman of The New York Times provides an update on the famine and the ongoing conflict that has made Somalis even more vulnerable.

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