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PROJECTED FAMINE IN PARTS OF SOMALIA THIS YEAR AS DROUGHT CRISIS CRIPPLES THE REGION

The United States is gravely concerned by this stark forecast and by the outsized scale of humanitarian need throughout the country, primarily as a result of a historically unprecedented drought marked by four back-to-back failed rainy seasons. More than 7 million people are facing grave hunger, and many of them are facing outright starvation – ...
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Ambassador Cindy McCain Announces $80 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance to FAO (Afghanistan, Ethiopia, and the Sahel)

  Public Affairs Section of the United States Mission to the UN Agencies, Rome Italy PRESS STATEMENT Ambassador Cindy H. McCain U.S. Mission to the UN Food and Agriculture Agencies in Rome  September 1, 2022   We continue to witness the negative global effects of Russia’s illegal war of aggression in Ukraine.  This is a ...
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