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Africa / Famine #1003053

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 22, 2011
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The famine in the Horn of Africa noted; map shown.

(Nairobi, Kenya: Rohit Kachroo) The crisis in Somalia featured; scenes shown of starving children, a refugee camp in Kenya; details given about the announcement from the Islamist militant group Al Shabaab†† that they will block foreign aid. [African Union envoy to Somalia Jerry ROWLINGS†- says he is not sure many of the mothers and children will be alive in the next week or two.] [World Food Programme executive director Josette SHEERAN†- notes WFP workers have died in Somalia trying to get food to a child.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) How viewers can help noted.

Holt, Lester;
Kachroo, Rohit

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