UN: More than half of Somalis need emergency aid

The UN says the situation will worsen unless it receives $1.6bn in extra funds.

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    The United Nations says more than half of Somalia's population is in need of emergency aid due to a major drought and worsening conflict.

    Millions have been forced from their homes and hundreds of thousands of children have been left malnourished.

    The UN says the situation will worsen unless it receives $1.6bn in extra funds.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports.


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