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Doubt cast on Somalia famine aid distribution

Country got hundreds of million dollars to fight 2011-2012 famine, but officials doubt all funds were put to proper use.

Last Modified: 15 Sep 2013 16:07
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Nearly 260,000 people are believed to have died during the famine that hit Somalia from 2011 to 2012.

Hundreds of millions of dollars were raised for humanitarian aid, but there is doubt whether all the funds have been put to proper use.

Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Adow reports from the capital, Mogadishu.

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