Parts of Somalia Hit by Severe, Climate-Fueled Drought

A young brown-skinned girl wearing a long, dark green skirt and a brown head scarf pushes a red wheelbarrow with a couple of yellow jerry cans across the desert. The landscape is dry and rocky, and the sky is cloudless and pale blue. In the left background of the image, there is a cluster of four small buildings.

A girl pushes her wheelbarrow to head to the water point in the Somali village of Eilmidgan, where Oxfam built a water desalination plant to collect water. Nearly 90 per cent of the country faces severe water shortages leaving 3.5 million people in extreme hunger after driest season in 40 years. Nearly 90 per cent…

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