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Kenyan students on drought

Students in Nairobi, Kenya, explain how drought is affecting their communities.

Shenaz, 15, talks about water rationing where she lives and how her family manage without water for four days a week.

Dennis, 15, and Maryanne, 16, relate how their grandparents' farms are suffering as a result of drought and flooding.

Sharon, 16, explains how cholera is spreading in her neighbourhood because an insufficient water supply means eating-utensils are not being cleaned properly.

Diana, 16, reveals how her school is planting trees to offset carbon emissions.

Some of the students' comments were used in the BBC World News for Children bulletin which is broadcast Monday to Friday on the World Class website and available between 1300 and 1700 GMT on the Newsround website. It can be downloaded for free and accompanying scripts are also available.



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