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UN Warns of Looming Food Crisis in Somalia

The United Nations warns that Somalia is at risk of another famine due to drought, rising food prices and the lingering threat posed by al-Shabab militants.  The U.N. says a funding shortfall is forcing agencies to scale down humanitarian work when it is needed most. At a news conference in Nairobi Monday, U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia Phillippe Lazzarini said the current situation in Somalia has “troubling similarities” with the conditions seen in the country before the...

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