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UN: Hunger Rises in Somalia as Floods Loom

The number of Somalis who are hungry has risen in the past six months, the United  Nations said on Monday, predicting a further spike as the Horn of Africa nation braces itself for the worst flooding in decades. Following a poor cereal harvest caused by an early end to the rainy season, there has been a 17-percent increase in the number of Somalis living in food crisis - up to 855,000 people, two-thirds of whom are internally displaced. "The country's humanitarian...

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