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El Nino Could Cause Famine to Reoccur in Somalia

A group of 23 nongovernmental organizations working in Somalia say the country is in danger of falling into famine, as it did in 2010, because of drought and food shortages. The groups known as the Somalia NGO Consortium released its statement Tuesday, saying the shortages are linked to the El Nino weather phenomenon, which has proven to be one of the worst on record. According to the NGOs, the effects of El Nino on the Horn of Africa have been particularly severe, compounding an...

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