A forgotten tragedy in Somalia

August 1992
U.S. News & World Report;8/3/92, Vol. 113 Issue 5, p12
Reports that due to the 18-month civil war in Somalia, it is estimated that about 1.5 million people could soon starve, and 4.5 million others--most of the remaining population--will need aid. Republican Sen. Nancy Kassebaum of Kansas urged the United Nations to send 500 peacekeepers there; A UN official went to Mogadishu last week for talks with the factions.


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