Somalia: Somalia Famine Killed Nearly 260,000, Half of Them Children – Reports UN

[UN News]More than a quarter of a million people died in the famine in Somalia between October 2010 and April 2012, in part because the international community did not act quickly enough, the top United Nations humanitarian official in the country said today. “The suffering played out like a drama without witnesses,” said Philippe Lazzarini, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, reacting to the findings in a new report funded and commissioned the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). Some 133,000 of the S

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