The UN announcing famine in parts of Somalia, the first in the region in the 21st century, must be an urgent wake up call to the rest of the world. The crisis has been building for several months but the response from international donors and regional governments has been mostly slow, inadequate and complacent, and the aid response is still $800m short of what is needed.  Find out more about Oxfam’s relief efforts associated with the Somalia famine

Somalia Famine

News report from Channel 4 News on the famine in Somalia that highlights why speed is essential to help save lives