Ben Stiller urges world to pay attention to ‘worst humanitarian crisis’ since WWII


Ben Stiller is using his celebrity to spread the word about something extremely important — and you may have never heard of it.

A severe drought and hunger crisis is affecting Somalia during an East African emergency one U.N. official has called “the worst humanitarian crisis” since World War II. Following Snapchat star Jérôme Jarre’s impassioned plea to help people in the region, Stiller made his own video with a hashtag the pair hopes will go viral: #TurkishAirlinesHelpSomalia.

Somalia is one of four countries — all totaling around 20 million people — facing starvation, dehydration, and impending famine in East Africa.  Read more…

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