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RT @AASomaliland: ActionAid Somaliland has responded the drought reaching 914 households in 3 regions with food and water.
21 February 2017
There's a saying in my home town of Wigan, in the North of England, that's often shouted at football matches and displayed on souvenirs. It goes 'We come from Wigan and we live in mud...
Poverty in the UK,
The last time I came to Dadaab was in July 2011. Famine had just been declared in Somalia and refugees were pouring into the camp at a rate of 1,500 people per day. People had walked for upwards...
West Africa food crisis
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