The Obama administration responds to famine in Africa — again.

Compassion is an American value

There’s a humanitarian crisis going on in the Horn of Africa right now. A drought in 2011 was the worst in six decades. A quarter million people in Somalia face famine and death.

International donors have pledged nearly $4 billion to help avert this tragedy.

The Obama administration is on it. From their press release today: [more after the jump]

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