Somalia’s Hunger Crisis

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Droughts, the global pandemic and political instability have put many Somalis on the brink of starvation. But now, the war in Ukraine has pushed even more over the edge. The victims include children, who are most at risk of dying from hunger. Our colleague Gabriele Steinhauser visited Somalia last month to speak to the people bearing the brunt of a global food shortage.

Warning: This episode contains depictions of starving children. Please listen with care.

Further reading

The Ukraine War Pushes Millions of the World’s Poorest Toward Starvation 

Russia Says It Is Open to Talks With Ukraine, Turkey on Grain Exports 

How Food Became Putin’s New Strategic Weapon 

Further listening:

War in Ukraine Hits Global Food Supplies 

War in Ukraine Pushes Millions Into Food Insecurity 

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