Famine in the Horn of Africa

Acute malnutrition and starvation continue to claim tens of thousands of lives in the Horn of Africa. More than 13 million people are currently in desperate need. The UN has officially used the word “famine” to describe the situation. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said it is the “most severe food security emergency in the world today”.
 
Africa Renewal takes an in-depth look at the history of the crisis in the region and beyond, and brings you the latest news and updates.

Famine in the Horn of Africa