Olympic legend Mo Farah opens up about his devastation at Somalia's forgotten famine

Olympic hero Sir Mo Farah has told of his devastation at the drought and famine that is sweeping Eastern Africa, killing children every day.

After the Mirror last week highlighted the horrifying situation in Somalia, where Mo was born, the track champion made an urgent plea for help.

After three years without rain, the longest dry spell since records began here in 1950, Somalia is on the cusp of a devastating famine.

Around one million Somali children are predicted to become malnourished this year, with almost 200,000 at risk of death from severe acute malnutrition.

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