With East Africa facing its worst drought in 60 years, affecting more than 11 million people, the United Nations has declared a famine in the region for the first time in a generation. Overcrowded refugee camps in Kenya and Ethiopia are receiving some 3,000 new refugees every day, as families flee from famine-stricken and war-torn areas.


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Heartbreaking Famine in East Africa Photos.

New Scientist: Peanut butter to the rescue in Somalia famine?

Guardian.co.uk: Somalia Minister warns of starvation in rebel controlled areas

🙂 :: IRC: 7 Ways the U.S. can fight drought in Africa.

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