Charities warn of ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ in Horn of Africa

Charities warn of ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ in Horn of Africa Irish humanitarian organisations have joined forces to sound the alarm on the risk of widespread famine in the Horn of Africa at a briefing to Irish politicians in Dublin.
An immediate scaling up of aid is now the only hope to avoid starvation for hundreds of thousands of people, writes Liam Fitzpatrick Forty-eight seconds. In the time it takes to brew a cup of coffee, one person in the Horn of Africa is likely dying of hunger in one of the most severe humanitarian…
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