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The 2011 Famine in Somalia: lessons learnt from a failed response?

Seal, A; Bailey, R; (2013) The 2011 Famine in Somalia: lessons learnt from a failed response? Conflict and Health , 7 (1) , Article 22. 10.1186/1752-1505-7-22. Green open access

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Abstract

Famine early warning systems clearly identified the risk of famine in South Central Somalia in 2010--2011 but timely action to prevent the onset of famine was not taken. The result was large scale mortality, morbidity, and population displacement.

Type: Article
Title: The 2011 Famine in Somalia: lessons learnt from a failed response?
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1186/1752-1505-7-22
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1752-1505-7-22
Language: English
Additional information: © 2013 Seal and Bailey; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Keywords: Somalia; Famine; Early warning systems; Humanitarian action; Political context; Cluster approach; War on terror
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute for Global Health
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1412567
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