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Somalia, the most neglected crisis in the world. What is the Security Council doing? October 20, 2008

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by Vera Quina

Somalia remains today a challenge for the international community, as it is the worst and the most neglected humanitarian crisis in the world, with 3.2 million people, almost half of the country, at risk. Apart from the political instability that has been lasting for 17 years due to warlordism and clan politics, the food price rises and the harsh drought make Somalia a quite complex case. If lawlessness in Somalia is not dealt with, the country is bound to become a safe haven for drug traffickers, terrorists and even pirates, as recently proven. (more…)