Somalia famine killed nearly 2, 60,000 people: UN

Over a quarter of a million people, including young children died in a famine in Somalia between October 2010 and April 2012 because the international community did not act quick enough, according to a UN report.

UN agency investigating Somalia famine food thefts

The announcement came the day, UN Security Council made an urgent call in response to a 2.4-billion-dollar UN appeal.

UN fears dramatic rise in Somalia famine refugees

A UN official says the
number of people leaving famine-hit areas is likely
to rise dramatically.

Fight for food in Mogadishu leaves 7 dead

A World Food Program handout of corn rations to Somalis trying to survive a famine turned deadly.

Pope urges end to indifference over Somalia famine

The African Union prepares to host a donors’ conference for famine victims on August 09.

US, UN warn of `acute urgency` over Somalia famine

Tens of thousands have already died in Somalia in recent months, according to the UN`s FAO.