Poor rainfall, flooding and desert locusts are contributing to extreme food insecurity in Somalia, threatening 2.6 million people, the UN agriculture agency said in a new analysis released on Wednesday. UN News reports that according to the humanitarian assistance plan for the first quarter of 2021, some 1.6 million people are facing Crisis – or worse. Moreover, an additional 2.5 million people are Stressed, bringing the total number of acute food insecure to 4.1 million, which includes approximately 840,000 children under the age of five who are likely to be acutely malnourished, nearly 143,000 of them severely so.