The silent crisis – what’s happening in Somalia?

Many people do not even know where Somalia is, but this country has been ravaged by civil war. It’s beleaguered people now face hunger as harvests fail and there is not significant system of support:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/7472109.stm

There is more about the background to Somalia’s problems here:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/africa/2004/somalia/default.stm

There is an ever worsening refugee crisis in Somalia and neighbouring states:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/7587157.stm