Somalia: Alarming malnutrition rates as food crisis hits Shabelle region

by IRIN

Food shortages and high malnutrition rates have hit residents of Lower and Middle Shabelle Photo: Manoocher Deghati/IRIN

Early warning agencies have reported a rapidly worsening food security situation in southern Somalia after the poorest harvest in a decade and escalating insecurity that has disrupted economic activities, caused high inflation and left people displaced.

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