Somali Famine crisis

Somali women rest as they journey to the Ethiopian border to refugee camps. Photo by Giulio Di Sturco

Somali women rest as they journey to the Ethiopian border to refugee camps. Photo by Giulio Di Sturco

Doolow in southern Somalia is on the frontline of an Islamic insurgency and famine now facing the Bakool and Shabelle Districts of Somalia, considered to be one of the most lawless nations on earth. Here staggering across harsh desert with meager supplies, women and children flee on foot, walking for up to twenty days toward the Ethiopian border where camps are overflowing with the victims of the first famine of the 21st century.

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