Somalia: No Mercy in Mogadishu

The Human Cost of the Conflict & The Struggle for Relief

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"The worst humanitarian disaster in the world today," were the words used to describe Somalia by Andrew Natsios, the former director of the U.S. Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA).1 The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), which is spending 20% of its entire worldwide budget on assistance to Somalia, has come to the same conclusion. As this report shows, these words are no exaggeration.

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