Feeding Mogadishu today (Photos)

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Food is distributed by the Somali Relief, Rehabilitation Development Organization (SORRDO) at a site in Mogadishu.

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Nichole Sobecki

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    Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali at his residence in Mogadishu on Dec 11, 2011.

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    Nichole Sobecki

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    At the front line of the battle with the Shabab over Mogadishu a Ugandan AMISOM soldier keeps watch.

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    Nichole Sobecki

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    After months of near empty streets life is begining to return to normal in Mogadishu.

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    Nichole Sobecki

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    A Somali child outside her family's makeshift shelter at Maajo settlement camp in Mogadishu. OCHA (Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) estimates that there are 2,500 family units at the camp, with over 7 people per family on average, and the camp is just one of dozens scattered across the city.

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    Nichole Sobecki

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    A family outside their shelter at Maajo settlement camp in Mogadishu. The United Nations OCHA (Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) estimates that there are 2,500 family units at the camp.

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    Nichole Sobecki

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    A woman fills her water can at Maajo settlement camp in Mogadishu on Dec. 13, 2011.

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    Nichole Sobecki

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    A family inside their makeshift shelter at Maajo settlement camp in Mogadishu.

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    Nichole Sobecki

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    A child inside a shelter at Maajo settlement camp in Mogadishu.

    Credit:

    Nichole Sobecki

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    Food is distributed by the Somali Relief, Rehabilitation Development Organization (SORRDO) at a site in Mogadishu.

    Credit:

    Nichole Sobecki

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    A woman waits to be registered at a food distribution site in Mogadishu run by the Somali Relief, Rehabilitation Development Organization (SORRDO).

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    Nichole Sobecki

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    Women wait to be registered at a food distribution site in Mogadishu run by the Somali Relief, Rehabilitation Development Organization (SORRDO) on Dec. 13, 2011.

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    Nichole Sobecki

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    A child waits with his mother at a food distribution site in Mogadishu run by the Somali Relief, Rehabilitation Development Organization (SORRDO).

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    Nichole Sobecki

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    After months of near empty streets, life is beginning to return to normal in Mogadishu. Those hard-won gains have come at a high cost for the African Union force, however, and the current successes remains under constant threat from renewed conflict.

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    Nichole Sobecki

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    A young girl injured in a deadly explosion by an Improvised Explosive Device in Mogadishu recovers at the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) hospital.

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    Nichole Sobecki

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    Civilians are searched thoroughly before entering the AMISOM-run local hospital. Security remains tight throughout the city.

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    Nichole Sobecki

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    Civilians are searched thoroughly before entering the AMISOM-run local hospital. Security remains tight throughout Mogadishu.

    Credit:

    Nichole Sobecki

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    Armed soldiers guard the perimeter of the AMISOM-run local hospital. Security remains tight throughout Mogadishu.

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    Nichole Sobecki