Food crisis looms in East Africa
Another food problem arise in africa, after haiti and now ethiophia and somalia. UN, especially FAO must respond this issue. UN should work harder to overcome this problems
More than 14 million people in the Horn of Africa need food aid because of drought and rocketing food and fuel prices, the United Nations has warned.
The UN World Food Programme says it urgently needs $400m (£200m) to prevent starvation in the east African region.
Ethiopia is worst hit, with 10 million people - some 12% of the population - in need of extra food supplies.
Somalia, Eritrea and Djibouti are also affected, along with northern parts of Kenya and Uganda.