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Listen:Somalia Just One Level Away From Famine.

: 06/03/2017 - 16:29

Somalia is just one level away from a full blown famine.

That's the warning from children's charity UNICEF Ireland which is working with families in the north of the country.

The crisis follows a serious drought that's devastated crops and livestock.

UNICEF says almost one and a half million children are at risk of malnutrition.

UNICEF Ireland Executive Director Peter Power is in Somalia on a fact finding visit:

sat17power-somalia-alt-clip-ts.mp3, by Mary Corcoran


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