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Famine and fighting in Somalia

Somalia is suffering its worst drought in over half a century, bringing famine to an already war-torn country. International aid efforts are being hampered by insurgent violence, lawlessness and political instability.

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Another famine, another humanitarian band-aid

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Massive drought forces Somalis to flee their homes

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