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Dominic Nahr: Somalia: The Catastrophic Famine (Magnum: September 2011)

There is no children’s laughter here. Most are too weak to even cry out. Almost all of the patients in the children’s wing of the Banadir hospital die within hours of their arrival of malnutrition related illnesses and diseases.

Over 2.8 million people are at risk of starvation and hundreds of thousands of Somalis are on the verge of dying, while the UN declares that large swathes of the country are in a crisis.

 

Dominic Nahr: Somalia: The Catastrophic Famine (Magnum: September 2011)

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