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Somalia famine tina

  1. 1. Famine in Somalia By : Cristina E September 5, 2011
  2. 2. Emergency! <ul><li>The people in Somalia, Africa are suffering with Famine! And lots of people are dying from it. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Famine? <ul><li>Not much food left </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme scarcely of food </li></ul><ul><li>Drought could lead to Famine </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why is there Famine? 2 main reasons- <ul><li>Drought </li></ul><ul><li>No stable government since 1991. (Fight between governments and all lead to crisis.) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Failed State <ul><li>Loss of control </li></ul><ul><li>Inability to provide public services (such as, food, water etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Inability to interact with other states </li></ul>
  6. 6. Where is Somalia?
  7. 7. Locator Map of Somalia
  8. 8. Watch this: <ul><li>http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/08/09/eveningnews/main20090306.shtml </li></ul>
  9. 9. They need nourishment <ul><li>Thousands travel by feet trying to find nourishment in Kenyan and Ethiopian refugee camps, (border countries of Somalia.) </li></ul><ul><li>1,000 Somalians arrive, half are starving children. </li></ul><ul><li>17,000 people waiting to register. </li></ul>
  10. 10. To help… <ul><li>There is an opportunity for humanitarian community to stop this, and support the herders and farmers so it won’t lead to additional emergencies. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Did you know… <ul><li>4 million people need humanitarian aid. </li></ul><ul><li>750,000 people in danger of imminent starvation. </li></ul><ul><li>Crisis is predicted to get worse. </li></ul><ul><li>Thousands of people died (more than half are children) </li></ul><ul><li>Worst drought in 60 years. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Here are my sources- <ul><li>http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/africa/09/05/somalia.famine.report/index.html?hpt=hp_t1 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.scpr.org/programs/patt-morrison/2011/08/04/20152/famine-in-somalia-how-does-starvation-still-happen </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somalia_famine </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thank you for listening!

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