Devastating flooding in Somalia is make life even worse in a country that was already one of the worst places to be in the world. Read this well written article in the NYTimes. An excerpt:
The floods here are yet another installment of a nation in crisis. At a time when Somalia seems inexorably close to an all-out war with Ethiopia, with a destructive potential that could dwarf the countless deaths from the last 15 years of anarchy, a deluge has arrived, plunging Somalia’s breadbasket underwater, creating the conditions for an extended famine and taking the area’s woes to a whole new level.