Saudi donates $50 million to famine-hit Somalia: WFP

Published on 23 August 2011

Saudi Arabia has donated 50 million dollars to help save children in famine-hit Somalia, the World Food Programme said in a statement received by AFP on Monday. (..) The contribution in response to a WFP appeal for funds "will help us save the lives of thousands of children before they fall into severe stages of malnutrition, at which point it would become impossible to keep them alive," said WFP executive director Josette Sheeran.

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