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Famine in Somalia: causes and solutions

The UN announcement of famine in Somalia is both a wake-up call to the scale of this disaster, and a wake-up call to the solutions needed to limit death-from-hunger now and in the future.

Oxfam launches largest ever emergency appeal for Africa

Oxfam today launched its largest ever appeal in Africa in response to a massive food crisis facing more than 12 million people across Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya. The agency needs $80 million to reach 3 million people in dire need of clean water, food and basic sanitation.

Band Aids and Beyond

In 1984, a famine claimed the lives of one million Ethiopians.

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