Somalia Update

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The worst drought in 60 years and decades of political conflict has led to what is being called a humanitarian disaster affecting 12 million people in Somalia. Militants have prevented relief aid from reaching famine-stricken Somalis -- and refugees fleeing violence are streaming into camps along the Kenyan border. We check in with experts about the expanding crisis.

Guests:

Jeffrey Gettleman, East Africa bureau chief for The New York Times

Semhar Araia, Horn of Africa regional policy adviser for Oxfam International

Horseed Ayni Nooh, vice president of the Institute for Horn of Africa Studies and Affairs (IHASA)

Nicholai Lidow, PhD candidate at Stanford University studying the domestic economy of Mogadishu, the capitol of Somalia

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