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Drought Ravages Parts of East Africa


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Millions of people in East Africa may be facing starvation. Seasons of failed rains in southern Ehiopia, northern Kenya, Somalia and parts of Djibouti have struck the region with its worst drought in decades. Around 10 million people are said to be in dire need of food and many of them are showing up in refugee camps. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with BBC's Kevin Mwachiro who is in one of such camps in eastern Kenya.

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