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Pastoralists from the western regions of the self-declared independent republic of Somaliland, northwest Somalia, have migrated to the capital Hargeisa in the current drought © Mohammed Amin Jibril/IRIN
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, July 14th, 2012
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SOMALILAND: Tens of thousands need food aid

Pastoralists from the western regions of Somaliland have migrated to the capital Hargeisa in the current drought © Mohammed Amin Jibril/IRIN HARGEISA — About 120,000 people in the coastal, mid- and far western More...

A malnourished child rests inside the pediatric ward at the Banadir hospital in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.
By Hassan Ali On Sunday, January 1st, 2012
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Hunger, cholera kill 55 kids in Somalia

Photograph: A malnourished child rests inside the pediatric ward at the Banadir hospital in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. MOGADISHU — Fifty-five children have died of cholera and severe malnutrition More...

Drought hits the region hard (Mohamed Amin Jibril/IRIN)
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
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Drought-displaced “in tens of thousands”

HARGEISA/NAIROBI — With drought spreading to almost all regions of Somalia, officials and aid workers have expressed concern for those affected, saying drought was now a major cause of displacement. “Drought, More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, January 1st, 2010
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Ethiopia rejects warning of hunger after drought

ADDIS ABABA (Somalilandpress) — An Ethiopian minister has denied reports that millions of people need urgent food aid after failed rains. Disaster Prevention Minister Mikitu Kassa told the BBC that the government More...