Christian charity: pray for starving Somalia

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World Vision’s speaking as drought and conflict mean 40 per cent of the country are dying because of hunger.

The charity says around 320,000 children under five are acutely malnourished, with 50,000 of them so severely malnourished they risk dying without emergency intervention.

Over 20 per cent of all children under the age of 14 are also contracting TB in the country, which can be fatal. This is up from rates of 12.5 per cent between 2014-2016, signalling that the health situation in Somalia is deteriorating.

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