Aid effort for drought-hit Horn of Africa must include long-term measures – UN

Published on 14 July 2011

(..) Meanwhile, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said today it is working with other UN agencies and donor countries to “explore every opportunity” to return to southern Somalia from which it withdrew in 2010 because of threats to the lives of its staff and the imposition of taxes by the rebel Al-Shabaab group which controls the area.

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