Famine in parts of Somalia ‘at the door’, says UN humanitarian chief
Internally displaced children pose for a photo next to a donkey-cart outside their makeshift shelters at the Kaxareey camp for the internally displaced people in Dollow, Gedo region of Somalia May 24, 2022. Picture taken May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Feisal Omar/File Photo
Parts of Somalia could experience famine between October and December, the UN predicted on Monday as a drought worsens and food prices around the world approach record highs.
At a news conference in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, U.N. humanitarian head Martin Griffiths declared, “Famine is at the door.”