May 23, 2017

Drought crisis in the Horn of Africa

Somalia
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Interview by Daniel Pelz
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Deutsche Welle
Asia Abdulkadir is the coordinator for Kindernothilfe in Somalia. Photo: Christian Herrmanny
Asia Abdulkadir is the coordinator for Kindernothilfe in Somalia. Photo: Christian Herrmanny

A severe drought is ravaging the Horn of Africa, with at least 17 million people facing hunger across eight countries, including Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda.  

DW spoke with Asia Abdulkadir from the German children's aid organization, Kindernothilfe (KNH) about her work on the ground in Somalia.