Fifty-four million need rescuing from Somali drought

One-point-six-billion US dollars is urgently needed to save and protect fifty-four million lives from an unprecedented drought in Somalia.
While the East African nation averted famine last year, with the international community's help, the United Nations Office (OCHA) warns that long-term solutions for drought and displacement must still be found.
OCHA launched the 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan for Somalia yesterday, which is an extension of last year's famine prevention efforts. For more on this issue here's the Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Peter de Clercq:
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