comprehend hunger through imagery

Hundreds dying daily as famine spreads in Somalia: U.N.

 

 

 

 

Members of al Shabaab, al Qaeda-linked insurgents, distribute relief to famine-stricken internally displaced people at Ala Yaasir camp at Km50 out of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu September 3, 2011.

Credit: Reuters/Feisal Omar

 

By Katy Migiro

Mon Sep 5, 2011 3:23pm BST

 

NAIROBI, Sept 5 (AlertNet) – Famine has spread to six out of eight regions in southern Somalia, with 750,000 people facing imminent starvation, the United Nations said on Monday, and hundreds of people are dying each day despite a ramping up of aid relief.

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/09/05/us-somalia-famine-idUSTRE7841K920110905


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