Somalia is currently on the brink of famine with over half of the country's population facing acute food insecurity according to the United Nations. The intensifying crisis has humanitarian groups racing to stop a repeat of 2011, in which 260,000 people died of famine throughout the country.

Medical staff treat a child suffering from malnutrition at Garowe General Hospital, Feb. 27, 2017, in Garowe, Somalia.
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