Monday, August 1, 2011

Famine: Heavy rain aggravates the situation in Somalia

It sounds paradoxical, but heavy rains have exacerbated the problems in Somalia. The heavy rain destroyed makeshift huts in camps, which have saved the starving because of drought. The UN speaks of twelve million people in need Mogadishu - In the capital Mogadishu over the weekend went down heavy rainfall, where the huts stood up to the tens of thousands of refugees barely.

The residents were sitting on the night drenched in the cold. Because of the drought in the region, although rain is desperately needed, but the brunt of the rainfall destroyed many houses. Her entire family had a sleepless night, said the mother of five Lul Hussein. The situation of hungry people is catastrophic in other East African countries, and it is in the opinion of the United Nations getting worse.

"More than twelve million people in Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti in urgent need of help. And the number grows every day," said UN Emergency Relief Coordinator. "The future of an entire generation is at stake." "The extent and severity of the crisis in Somalia make it the biggest by far the famine in the world.

No comments:

Post a Comment