20 Million People Could ‘Starve to Death’ in Next Six Months

IPS News

Urgent action is needed to save the lives of people facing famine in North Eastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the UN leading food and agriculture agency’s chief on April 28 warned. “If nothing is done, some 20 million people could starve to death in the next six months.” Story here.

Africa is no stranger to famine. 
70 children who died of malnutrition 
are buried in this mass grave in the 
east - 2011 . Photo by Oxfam.