19/07/2011 04:41 BST | Updated 17/09/2011 06:12 BST

Unicef Reports Sharp Rise In Number Of Starving Somalis

The United Nations has begun airlifting food supplies into the rebel-held areas of Somalia, amid reports that half a million children in East Africa have nothing to eat and are increasingly malnourished.

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