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Somalia famine: another year, another crisis | John Vidal, The Guardian

… To pin this crisis on drought or climate change is wrong. This is an entirely predictable, traditional, man-made disaster, with little new about it except the numbers of people on the move and perhaps the numbers of children dying near the cameras. The 10 million people who the governments warn are at risk of famine this year are the same 10 million who have clung on in the region through the last four droughts and were mostly being kept alive by feeding programmes.

Read more here: Somalia famine: another year, another crisis | John Vidal | Comment is free | The Guardian.

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