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PBS NewsHour | USAID Chief: Famine in Somalia 'Worse Than You Can Imagine' | PBS

Duration: 06:58
Program: PBS NewsHour #10123
Broadcast Date: Aug. 2, 2011

In a new effort to alleviate the suffering in famine-stricken Eastern Africa, the U.S. government eased its restrictions on providing aid to Somalia -- aimed at sanctioning al-Shabab -- in hopes of getting more food to starving people. Margret Warner discusses the change in policy with USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah.

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Post Date: August 2, 2011