August 10, 2011
The Early Show Erica Hill reports from Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Luke Bryan. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Angie Harmon's home; beautiful places in America; chef Tyler Florence; human growth hormone. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Live With Regis and Kelly Elijah Wood; DJ Pauly D; Gavin DeGraw performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The Talk Carnie Wilson; Hill Harper. 1 p.m. KCBS Piers Morgan Tonight (N)
June 16, 2002 |
Abshira Aden is fed up with not being able to go where she wants, when she wants. She's sick of having to wait in line twice a month for food that always runs short. And she's tired of doing nothing for most of the day. She can't wait to leave behind her 11-year life as a refugee in flat, sun-baked northeastern Kenya and return home to a peaceful Somalia, only 45 miles away.
July 26, 2012 |
In a powerful piece about global hunger , Kenneth R. Weiss shows readers the landscape in Dadaab, Kenya, where people are suffering and dying from chronic undernourishment and hunger-related conditions. In this third installment of a five-part series about the global population explosion, Weiss writes: "Across Africa and in parts of South Asia and Latin America, hundreds of millions of people live on the edge of starvation. A drought, flood or outbreak of violence can push them over the brink.
July 14, 2011 |
To save themselves, Rahmo Ibrahim Madey and three of her children escaped on foot this month from southern Somalia's Bakol region — a drought-racked land controlled by the Islamist militants of the Shabab group. Less than 20 miles from their destination, the battered capital of Mogadishu, Madey's 1-year-old daughter, Fadumo, died of starvation. Days later, under a shelter of plastic sheeting and castaway fabric at one of the makeshift refugee camps in the capital, the 29-year-old mother spooned small helpings of porridge into the mouth of her 4-year-old daughter, Batulo.
February 25, 2008 |
The bullet tore through Ibrahim Hamad's torso and lodged in his hip. The 26-year-old teacher was at home with his elderly father when government forces swept through his town in the Ogaden region of Ethiopia, burning huts and killing civilians. "The young girls were the first to die. The soldiers shot them and gathered the bodies and burned them," he said. The troops demanded that surviving men join their ranks, threatening those who refused with torture, imprisonment and death.
July 22, 2011 |
Across the Horn of Africa, people are starving. A catastrophic combination of conflict, high food prices and drought has left more than 11 million people in desperate need. The United Nations has been sounding the alert for months. We have resisted using the "F-word" — famine — but on Wednesday, we officially recognized the fast-evolving reality. There is famine in parts of Somalia. And it is spreading. This is a wake-up call we cannot ignore. Every day I hear the harrowing reports from our U.N. teams on the ground.