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UN declares that drought has led to a famine in Somalia

The United Nations has declared a famine in two areas of southern Somalia as the region suffers the worst drought in more than half a century.

The UN said the humanitarian situation in southern Bakool and Lower Shabelle had deteriorated rapidly.

Mike Wooldridge reports.

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  • 20 Jul 2011
  • From the section Africa