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August 7, 2017

Somaliland: A profile of the region not recognised by the rest of the world

(ITV)- Somaliland is a self-declared state located in the horn of Africa.

A former British colony, it is roughly the size of England and Wales, and declared independence in 1991 following years of civil war, which continues.
But it is now in the grip of new threats - drought, starvation and disease.

For three years there has been no rain.

This has led to more than half of Somaliland's 18 million livestock being wiped out and 1.5 million people facing starvation.

People are dying from malnutrition and diseases linked to it, such as cholera, which is being spread through drinking dirty water.
Read more at ITV here