Meals disaster in Somalia impacts greater than 3.5 million other people

November 29: Somalia faces food crisis due to drought. The people there are still suffering from food shortages and the problem is increasing day by day. The United Nations humanitarian agency in Somalia has informed about the food crisis.

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has said that the food crisis in Somalia will worsen by May 2022. Due to untimely rains, there has been a nationwide drought which has affected more than 1.7 million people due to lack of food.

According to the organization, at least 3.5 million people will face food shortages by May 2022. Citizens have been affected by the drought. The people have been facing food crisis since April this year. It has been stated that food production has not been possible due to lack of crops due to lack of rain.

The Somali government, in consultation with UN officials, has since declared a food crisis due to the drought. If the body is not able to provide the necessary assistance, the situation there will be serious.Xinhua / Photo: Agency


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