Overwhelmed doctors fear famine as severe drought threatens death in Somalia
20 October 2022 | 3:50 pm
Hundreds of mothers and their children are destitute as a severe drought continues to threaten death on a scale not seen in half a century, a spokesperson for UNICEF said on Tuesday.
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