Is the Somalia drought caused by global warming, even partly? Voice of America reports, with Rebecca Ward (can’t find the “non-autoplay” button in the HTML; see the thing below the fold):
About genocide and other political issues that lead to the deaths of tens of thousands, or hundreds of thousands of people: We keep saying “never again!” When is never? There is famine today in Somalia.
Alison Stewart of PBS’s Need To Know:
This week, the U.N. declared a state of famine in parts of Somalia. Need to Know speaks with Adrian Edwards of the U.N.’s Refugee Agency about the unfolding humanitarian crisis in the region.
[2014 Update: Video expired, no longer available for streaming. Story and some details, here.]
- Can this be right? Kansas City Star commentary said 160,000 people die every day
- Voice of America: Somali central government condemns militants’ refusal to allow aid workers to help refugees (Somalia has a central government?)
They could get together for one huge party, eh? Well, maybe not Somalia. Found this list on Wikipedia: