World Food Program chief Somali famine slowed, not avoided

              FILE - World Food Program chief David Beasley speaks to The Associated Press in the village of Wagalla in northern Kenya Friday, Aug. 19, 2022. Beasley on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, has told The Associated Press that countries in the Horn of Africa have faced “unprecedented climate impact” from years of drought, and the U.N. agency had been expecting to announce famine in Somalia before donors “stepped up in magnificent ways.”. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga, File)
              FILE - Displaced people who have arrived at a camp wait for plot allocation on the outskirts of Dollow, Somalia, on Sept. 19, 2022. Somalia is in the midst of the worst drought anyone there can remember. The head of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning World Food Program, on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, says support from donors like the United States and Germany have allowed it to postpone — though not entirely avert — famine in Somalia(AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)