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Facing Famine: Somali experiences in the famine of 2011

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Publication year:

2015

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English

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Format:

pdf (1.2 MiB)

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Publisher:

Feinstein International Center, Tufts University

Somalia experienced the worst famine of the twenty-first century in 2011-2012. This paper focuses on the internal, Somali response to the famine. How Somali communities and households coped with the famine of 2011 in the absence of any state-led-response and a significant delay in the international response. And what can be learned from these practices to improve the understanding of famine, and of mitigation, response and building resilience to future crises.

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