|Somalia, more than 700 children died|
The news came from an international organization, namely the United Nations or the United Nations on Tuesday. More than 700 people belonging to the category of children are reported to have died. The deaths of children caused by starvation occurred in Somalia's nutrition center.
"Around 730 children have been reported to have died in food and nutrition centers across the country between January and July this year, but the number could be higher as many deaths go unreported," UNICEF Somalia Representative Wafaa Saeed told a news briefing. UNICEF is the United Nations Children's Fund is a United Nations organization that provides humanitarian assistance and long-term welfare development to children and their mothers in developing countries.
The incident came a day after the global agency warned that parts of Somalia would be hit by famine in the coming months. Somalia, formerly the Somali Democratic Republic, is a country located in the Horn of Africa.
The country is bordered by Djibouti to the northwest, Kenya to the southwest, the Gulf of Aden and Yemen to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, and Ethiopia to the west. The Horn of Africa region is on course for its fifth consecutive failed monsoon season. The 2011 famine in Somalia sadly claimed more than a quarter of a million lives, and most of those who became victims of famine were children.