Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, meets with Abdiweli Mohamed ALI, Prime Minister of Somalia: roundtable
Première transmission: 21/02/2012
European Commission, Brussels
Fin de production: 21/02/2012
Andris PIEBALGS Member of the EC in charge of Development receives Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, Prime Minister of Somalia. They discussed about the humanitarian crisis in Somalia.
Two decades of conflict and worsening cycles of drought and flooding have turned Somalia into one of the world's worst humanitarian crisis. In 2011, famine was declared in six regions of south Somalia where 750,000 people at the risk of starvation. An estimated 4 million people, more than 50% of the entire population, are in need of humanitarian assistance; of these, 3 million are in the south-central regions of Somalia.
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||Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development receives Abdiweli Mohamed ALI, Prime Minister of Somalia in his office
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