People in Somalia Die of Hunger – level 2

10-03-2017 15:00

There is a big drought in Somalia. More than a hundred people died during 48 hours. The government called the situation a national disaster.

The United Nations thinks that 5 million people need help. Many people can die because they have no food.

Thousands of people arrived in Somalia’s capital. There were too many. The prime minister of Somalia said that the big drought is now in many areas of the country. The drought affects half of the population.

There were droughts before. The droughts, together with conflicts, left the country weak.

Difficult words: drought (very dry weather), disaster (a terrible situation).

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