Our thoughts go out to those affected by the severe drought in East Africa. An estimated 10 million people are facing food shortages as a result of the worst drought in the region in 60 years. The UN has officially declared a famine in Somalia, thousands have left their homes in search of food and water. Chronic insecurity in south Somalia is also compounding the humanitarian crisis as aid agencies struggle to reach the worst hit areas. The crisis is also affecting Kenya and Ethiopia.
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