Somali Americans Face Setbacks in Sending Aide to Drought Victims

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The drought in the Horn of Africa has sent tens of thousands of Somalians to refugee camps in search of necessary resources. In Minneapolis, a large community of Somali-Americans are doing their best to send aid overseas. But their efforts are fraught with difficulty because of the dangerous climate in Somalia, where Islamist militants aligned with al-Qaida have control.

Nimco Ahmed, a community organizer in Minneapolis and member of the Somali Advisory Council, talks about the community's work to help victims of the drought.