Suffering in Somalia

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    Somalia is one of the poorest countries in the world.
The two decade long conflict has left the East African country devastated.  Somalia continues to experience one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world.
   About 1.1 million Somalis are internally displaced.
Nearly 1 million are refugees in neighboring Kenya, Ethopia and Yemen.
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Violence and extreme drought in recent years has claimed over 260,000 lives.
Thousands are hungry and starving (especially children)
There’s extreme poverty and lack.
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Many do not have a place to call home, many families have been torn apart.
Children and women often suffer sexual violence due to gross insecurity.
Recent cases of outbreak of diseases like Polio have been reported.
  Although some progress has been made in recent years, so much more needs to be done for the Somalis.  
  Some charities have been helping for many years now. You can also help by donating to some of these charities.
1) SOS children http://www.soschildrensvillages.org.uk/sponsor-a-child/africa/somalia
2) CARE international http://www.careinternational.org.uk/where-we-work/somalia
3) Action Against Hunger http://www.actionagainsthunger.org/countries/africa/somalia
4) Save The Children http://www.savethechildren.org.uk/where-we-work/africa/somalia

   Show love and compassion to the needy.
    Help today.

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4 thoughts on “Suffering in Somalia

    Jack Saunsea said:
    December 8, 2013 at 10:19 pm

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    marlajayne said:
    December 18, 2013 at 3:55 am

    Heartbreaking. A few months ago I read a book entitled Strength in What Remains by Tracy kidder, and it made an everlasting impression on me. I knew nothing about Burundi before reading it, much less the true story of a young man who survived poverty, genocide, and great odds to come to America and become a doctor. He went back to his native land to set up clinics for people there.

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      lotenna responded:
      December 19, 2013 at 1:37 pm

      Surprisingly, I’ve also read that book. These kind of stories just break my heart

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