Food Crisis in the Horn of Africa Progress Report, July 2011 - July 2012
Published: Aug 06, 2012
The 2011 drought across the Horn of Africa was, in some places, the worst to hit the region for 60 years. It was not until images of the crisis appeared in global media, and the United Nations declared a famine in two parts of Somalia, that international donors woke up to the severity of the disaster. By that time, 13 million people were affected.