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The situation in Somalia remains one of the most complicated issues to be addressed by the United Nations Security Council. After decades of civil war and state failure, the ensuing instability of the country continues to threaten Somali lives, who are subject to awful humanitarian conditions and human rights abuses. Currently, over 4.6 million Somalis are in need of acute humanitarian assistance, including 954,000 children who are suffering from severe malnutrition. Despite the successful federalization of the country, the security situation in Somalia remains volatile due to the ongoing threats by Al-Shabaab, armed conflict between clans and recurring natural disasters, which have resulted in the internal displacement of approximately 2.6 million people. Somalia’s current condition affects not only the country itself but also the stability of the entire Horn of Africa and, as our lives become increasingly interconnected with each other, the peace and stability of the international community as a whole.

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