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For these women, an age-old way of life is ending in the Horn of Africa

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For these women, an age-old way of life is ending in the Horn of Africa

National Geographic that features UNHCR, 29 Jun 2020

URL: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/2020/06/extreme-drought-somali-women-face-new-dangerous-world/
BURAO, SOMALILANDSo many died at once “it was like they were poisoned,” said Rahma Hassan Mahmoud, a herder in Somaliland, of the catastrophe that befell her 300 goats and sheep and 20 camels. After the last camel died, she and her family lived off milk from their neighbors, but with everyone else’s livestock dying, it wasn’t long before there wasn’t enough to go around.