- The UN warns that Somalia is on the brink of famine
- About 8 million people are at risk of starvation
- An anonymous source noted that US counter terrorism laws is partly to blame
Following a four year drought in Somalia the United Nations has warned that the country could face a very devastating hunger crises.
According to the United Nations, droughts have devastated Somalian livestock for four years, a staple source of food for the Somalian nationals. As a result the nation is on the verge of a full on famine.
Africa’s regional representative for the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Abebe Haile-Gabriel, said, "The situation in Somalia like I said has been very dire. There has been drought for more than four years in a row and this has divesting impact on the livelihood of the people of Somalia.