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Updated On: Tuesday, April 25 2017
Development Issues

Inside the “perfect storm” of famine

Yemen, South Sudan, Northeast Nigeria, and Somalia: These four famines or near-famines do have similarities, but they also have different origins, different trajectories, and therefore different needs. Local factors are at play, with each country prone to its own combination of flaring conflict, weak governance, poor infrastructure, and failing markets. Read more here: https://www.irinnews.org/special-report/2017/03/30/we-are-not-world-inside-%E2%80%9Cperfect-storm%E2%80%9D-famine

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