Severe drought displaces 135,000 people inside Somalia—UN

MOGADISHU—Severe drought has displaced more than 135,000 people inside Somalia since November 2016 as the number keep on growing, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday.
According to data compiled by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Norwegian Refugee Council and community based organizations, swift and substantial action and adequate funding are becoming urgently needed to avoid famine and a repeat of 2011, when some 250,000 people died, more than half of them aged under five years.
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