EXPLAINER: A look at famine and its toll as Somalia at risk | Ap

DOLLOW, Somalia (AP) β€” Within weeks, a famine could be declared in Somalia, affecting more than 850,000 people in two of the country’s worst drought-affected areas plus thousands of people in displacement camps.

Such a declaration by the United Nations and partners is rare and a sign of the dire consequences from the worst drought in decades in the Horn of Africa.

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