Four reasons help is slow to reach Somalia’s famine victims

By , Staff writer

3. Not enough funds

The UN refugee agency increased its funding request on Thursday from $136.3 million, saying it now needs $144.9 million to respond adequately. It has so far received $59 million. The UN-backed World Food Programme says it has received $250 million in pledges from donor countries, but still needs $252 million.

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