In seperateness lies the world’s great misery, in compassion lies the world’s true strength.~~Buddha
The drought and famine in Somalia have killed more than 29,000 children under the age of 5, according to U.S. estimates. The U.N. says 640,000 Somali children are acutely malnourished & has declared three new regions in Somalia famine zones, bringing the total number to five. Out of a population of roughly 7.5 million, the U.N. says 3.2 million Somalis are in need of immediate life-saving assistance. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been donated to fight the hunger crisis, but the U.N. says it needs hundreds of millions more.
It’s a crazy world we’re living in: More attention is paid to the vanities of some vacuous celebrity than to critical issues that require immediate attention. Starving children do not have the luxury of waiting for the world to pay attention to their need. They are slowly starving to death as their loved ones look on, hopelessly.
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