A massive humanitarian response has eased the famine in parts of South Sudan. Despite that, more people are now facing hunger as the conflict there continues; UN agencies say the situation across the country remains dire. VOA Africa Division multimedia reporter Salem Solomon has more ...
SOMALIA DROUGHT Some six million people in Somalia are in need of critical food and medical assistance, as they face severe drought, with children most at risk. Reporter Mohammed Yusuf in Nairobi and Somalia Service journalist Abdulaziz Osman discuss the drought and hunger crisis in Somalia.
Thousands of Somali people affected by severe drought and a potential famine in the countryside continue to stream into the country's main cities. A report from Mogadishu shows conditions for these internally displaced people continues to worsen by the day in and around Somalia's capital.
Drought has decimated livestock in the breakaway republic of Somaliland, killing even camels who can go months without a sip of water. But the lack of rain and lack of help is beginning to take human lives as well. For VOA, Abdulaziz Osman reports.
As the breakaway republic of Somaliland grapples with a severe drought, medical workers are struggling to aid people left weakened by malnourishment and hunger. VOA's Abdulaziz Osman filed this TV report from Erigavo, the capital of Sanaag region. Rob Raffaele narrates his report.