Aid funding crisis hits Somaliland after 80 per cent of livestock die and 700,000 people forced from homes as result of devastating drought

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Donations which keep this clinic going will run out next month and urgent funding is needed

  • Geraldine McKelvie
  • Mirror

Tiny Amran Hassan howls in agony from the hunger pains that ravage her ­emaciated body.

She is four but weighs just 21lb – the same as the average one-year-old in Britain.

Umr 3cHer skeletal frame is the result of a drought devastating Somaliland in East Africa, where rain last fell two years ago.

Nearly 80 per cent of livestock has died, destroying the livelihoods of families like Amran’s.

And 700,000 people have been forced from their…

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