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Famine haunts Africa

08-10-2011 10:05 BJT Special Report:Drought, famine plague horn of Africa |

A malnourished child rests in her bed in Lodwar district hospital in Turkana northwest of
Nairobi August 9, 2011. The drought-hit Horn of Africa urgently needs an additional $103
million to rebuild agriculture and fight famine, the United Nations' food agency said,
calling for a high-level meeting to help overcome the crisis. At risk of starvation are
about 3.6 million people in Somalia and 12 million people across the Horn of Africa,
including in Ethiopia and Kenya, the United Nations says. [Photo/Agencies]

Turkana women and their children wait to receive relief food supplies near the Kakuma
Refugee Camp, Turkana District, northwest of Kenya's capital Nairobi, August 8, 2011.

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