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Jess - Somalia

“The word famine is not used lightly," says aid worker Jess. She’s recently returned from East Africa ...

... where she was helping some of the millions of people facing starvation and disease. “We saw families offering refuge to the displaced and offering handfuls of rice to their neighbours even if that’s all they had themselves.

People were banding together and offering up whatever they could to help each other through.

As much as I want to urge that this is an extremely desperate situation, the people of Somaliland themselves are not desperate. And despite needing assistance they are not reliant on aid they are reliant on each other.”

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