Drought and Famine in the Horn of Africa

Aug 3, 2011


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Senate Committee Foreign Relations | African Affairs

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 .. Read More
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.

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  • Schaap, Wouter
  • Brigety, Reuben
  • Pham, J. Peter
  • Konyndyk, Jeremy
  • Yamamoto, Donald
  • Coons, Chris
  • Lindborg, Nancy E.
  • Isakson, John "Johnny"
  • Schaap, Wouter

    Assistant Director CARE International->Somalia
    01:26:42 of 01:49:42
  • Brigety, Reuben

    Deputy Assistant Secretary Department of State->Population, Refugees, and Migration
    01:13:10 of 01:49:42
  • Pham, J. Peter

    Director Atlantic Council of the U.S.->Ansari (Michael S.) Africa Center
    21:14 of 01:49:42
  • Konyndyk, Jeremy

    Director Mercy Corps International->Policy and Advocacy
    01:02:18 of 01:49:42
  • Yamamoto, Donald

    Deputy Assistant Secretary Department of State->African Affairs
    24:39 of 01:49:42
  • Coons, Chris

    U.S. Senator [D] Delaware
    20:02 of 01:49:42
  • Lindborg, Nancy E.

    Assistant Administrator U.S. Agency for International Development->Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance
    10:36 of 01:49:42
  • Isakson, John "Johnny"

    U.S. Senator [R] Georgia
    04:14 of 01:49:42