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“We haven’t had enough time between one disaster and another” says MSF doctor on situation in Somalia

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A senior doctor with the with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Baidoa, Somalia has described the humanitarian situation in the country as catastrophic. Dr Asma Aweis Abdallah said the drought in the country- the worst in four decades has forced people to move from their homes to look for health and humanitarian assistance. She said over the last…

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