Heading off Mother Nature

Zimmermann, Tim
June 1994
U.S. News & World Report;6/13/94, Vol. 116 Issue 23, p55
Discusses how the Horn of Africa has always known misery. Recent civil conflicts, drought, and flood of wretched refugees; Attempt of Brian Atwood of the US Agency for International Development Administration to launch a pre-emptive attack on the famine that will come if the rains fail to appear; Current food aid pledges for the regions that will fall short; Booming population which adds to problem. INSET: The return of the guns (Somalia slips backward).


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