The Somali conflict has severely disrupted economic activities, increased competition for already overburdened social services and limited food availability for both host and displaced communities, Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS Net) said. Aid workers estimate that about 400,000 people have fled the capital, Mogadishu, since February to seek shelter in other regions of the country. As a result, many host communities have more than doubled in size. (IRIN)

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