Famine Relief Progress Slow in Race to Save Millions

While the world's attention this week has been focused on the global economic impact of the U.S. debt ceiling deal, credit downgrade and subsequent market woes, the drought crisis in the Horn of Africa continues to deteriorate. Children in are dying at an alarming rate. The United States estimates that as many as 29,000 Somali children died just in the last 90 days. Three more areas in Southern Somalia have been added to the famine zone and the UN warns that without urgent intervention...Full Story
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