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Children at Risk of Death from Heavy Flooding in Somalia

The U.N. children's fund warns that heavy rains and flooding in Somalia are putting hundreds of thousands of children at high risk of disease and death. The 230,000 people who have been displaced by floods since April are living in congested, unsanitary conditions that breed disease, according to UNICEF, and about half of that number are children. "The rains spread diseases that are particularly deadly for malnourished children with exhausted, fragile immune systems,"...

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