Millions Face Death by Starvation – Catastrophic

How to help the people in the Horn of Africa famine: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/08/02/501364/main20087152.shtml

Images from the region found at the links provided.

“Already there are 450,000 thousand people jammed in one those camps that was designed for 90,000.”

“In all, right now, 12 million people are at risk of starvation.”

“Some remarkable pictures have been coming in from the growing humanitarian disaster in East Africa.”

Amplify’d from www.nytimes.com

Amid Famine, Dangers Hinder Aid to Somalia

Southern Somalia is tipping into one of the worst humanitarian disasters to strike Africa in decades, but because of the myriad dangers here, aid organizations are struggling to bring in critically needed supplies and personnel to respond to the famine. At Banadir Hospital in Mogadishu, a child was covered with flies.

Credit: Tyler Hicks/The New York Times

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