Somalia famine

Associated Press
A Somali father from southern Somalia lowers the body of his dead child in the grave in Mogadishu, Somalia, Tuesday, Sept. 20; 2011. The United Nations World Food Programme is bolstering its nutritional support for malnourished children and mothers in the Horn of Africa. WFP is also expanding its use of cash transfers to help drought-hit families get the food they need. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh

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The 2011 Somali famine killed an estimated 260,000 people, half of them age 5 and under, according to a new report that more than doubles previous death toll estimates. (April 29/AP)

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