Famine galvanises Somali diaspora

Efforts by expatriate community in UK are a lifeline, but not enough to end a 21st century calamity.

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    Somali charities in the UK are putting their different agendas aside and pooling their resources for the famine-hit country.

    London's money-transfer offices are busy. And remittances to the worst-hit areas of Somalia are up 10 per cent.

    These efforts are a lifeline for the starving people; but not enough to end a 21st century famine.

    Al Jazeera's Charlie Angela reports from London, home to one of the largest Somali communities in Europe.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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