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Devastating drought strikes Kenya

Kenya is one of a number of East African countries suffering severe drought, with failed crops leading to critical food shortages.

The Turkana district in north-western Kenya has had no rain for two years, threatening the livestock and lives of the four million people who live there.

Will Ross reports from Turkana.


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