MOGADISHU, Somalia — Tears filled Amina Nur’s eyes as she cuddled her frail-looking child with a sunken chest.
She and her family returned to Somalia five months ago after several years in a refugee camp in neighboring Kenya, but she regrets that now.
“We decided to return home voluntarily, but that was a wrong decision,” the mother of six said. “The small money they gave us ran out, and since then we have no assistance to survive.”
Nur is among thousands of Somalis who fled at the height of a devastating famine which killed over half a million people in this Horn of Africa nation in 2013.