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Africa famine

World news about “Africa famine” published by euronews.

02/05 13:46 CET

Somalia famine ‘left more than a quarter of a million people dead’

Somalia famine ‘left more than a quarter of a million people dead’

More than a quarter of a million people died because of the severe famine that struck Somalia between 2010 and 2012, says the UN. The report, published in cooperation with the US-financed Famine Early Warning System Network (Fews-Net), adds that of the 258,000 people who died…