In this article recently published in The New York Times, East Africa correspondent Jeffrey Gettleman describes the horrific realities that many people are facing in famine-stricken Somalia.
People in Somalia are suffering from hunger as the number of people dying from the famine continue to rise. (Photo credit: Roberto Schmidt, Agence France Presse)
According to the article, tens of thousands of people have already died in the country, and as many as 750,000 could soon starve to death, the equivalent of the entire populations of Miami and Pittsburgh.
Please visit the following organizations’ websites to see how you can help stop the famine in Somalia: Unicef, American Refugee Committee, the World Food Programme, and CARE.
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