Monday, February 13, 2017
Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria and Somalia Are Now Facing Famine
The Guardian: Famine looms in four countries as aid system struggles to cope, experts warn
Campaigners say tens of millions in urgent need in Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria and Somalia are in hands of an overwhelmed, outdated humanitarian network.
Famine is looming in four different countries, threatening unprecedented levels of hunger and a global crisis that is already stretching the aid and humanitarian system like never before, experts and insiders warn.
Tens of millions of people in need of food aid in Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria and Somalia are at the mercy not only of an overwhelmed aid system but also the protracted, mainly conflict-driven crises in their own countries, the humanitarian leaders say.
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WNU Editor: Parts of Zimbabwe should be on this list.