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In pictures: Kenyan drought

Turkana woman with baby on her back

The jewelry is colourful but this woman fled her home after her village was attacked by cattle-raiders.

Women looking for water

... Peope across East Africa are facing long treks in search of water after a long drought. Aid workers fear mass starvation if more aid does not arrive soon.

Lea Emathe with her one-year-old daughter, Juma

Lea Emathe's one-year-old daughter, Juma, died from malnutrition just two days after this photo was taken.

Camels grazing

Like other groups in the region, the Turkana rely on their animals to live. These camels are lucky to still have some grass to eat - many animals have already died.

Acacia tree

The hardy Acacia tree is one of the few plants to be able to survive in such dry conditions. The film The Constant Gardener was recently shot in the Turkana region.

Boys playing football

Despite the drought, these boys still have the energy to play football but that may not be the case for much longer. Turkana was already one of Kenya's poorest districts.




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