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July 16, 1992 | From Reuters
The United Nations said Wednesday that between 500 and 1,000 people are dying of hunger and disease every day in the Horn of Africa. The U.N. Department of Humanitarian Affairs said that most victims in the five Horn states--Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Sudan--are women and children, many driven from their homes by fighting.
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July 16, 1992 | From Reuters
The United Nations said Wednesday that between 500 and 1,000 people are dying of hunger and disease every day in the Horn of Africa. The U.N. Department of Humanitarian Affairs said that most victims in the five Horn states--Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Sudan--are women and children, many driven from their homes by fighting.
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February 7, 1992 | STANLEY MEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Doctors Without Borders, the French humanitarian group, calls the Somali capital of Mogadishu "a ravaged city . . . forgotten by the international community." The United Nations describes it as "a human disaster of appalling magnitude" and "a nightmare of bloodshed and brutality." It is so dangerous to send help to the starving and the wounded by road or air that the World Food Program plans to supply the city by anchoring a cargo ship offshore. U.N.
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