Drought and Famine in the Horn of Africa Witnesses testified about the food and humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa. They focused on the impact of a severe drought in… read more

Drought and Famine in the Horn of Africa Witnesses testified about the food and humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa. They focused on the impact of a severe drought in Somalia and the plight of refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya. Over 12 million people were in need of food according to the U.N. They also said that relief efforts in Somalia had been complicated by the fact that al-Qaida aligned group al-Shabaab controlled key parts of the country. close

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  • Nancy E. Lindborg Assistant Administrator U.S. Agency for International Development->Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance
  • J. Peter Pham Director Atlantic Council of the U.S.->Ansari (Michael S.) Africa Center
  • Wouter Schaap Assistant Director CARE International->Somalia
  • Donald Yamamoto Deputy Assistant Secretary Department of State->African Affairs
  • Chris Coons U.S. Senator [D] Delaware
  • Johnny Isakson U.S. Senator [R] Georgia
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Drought and Famine in the Horn of Africa

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Program ID:
300882-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 3, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 10, 2011

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  • Aug 03, 2011 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 03, 2011 | 9:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 04, 2011 | 1:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 04, 2011 | 5:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 07, 2011 | 3:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 10, 2011 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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