Facing Famine

IMAGINE if every single person in Florida, the 3rd largest state in the United States, teetered on the brink of famine. That’s what’s happening in four countries — South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen — where more than 20 million people are at risk of starvation. Conflict is driving the crises in these four countries. This violence, in addition to drought in Somalia, ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Nikki Haley at a UN Security Council Meeting on the Risk of Famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, and Northeast Nigeria

The United States will continue to lead in bringing together resources to help overcome this crisis...The longer we wait to act, the higher the cost. Humanitarian relief organizations, partnered with the UN, continue using every avenue to get aid to those in need. When roads are closed, they charter airplanes to drop food from the ...
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