INTRODUCTION SUDAN NAMIBIA MAURITANIA MADAGASCAR MALI MALAWI LIBERIA GUINEA-BISSAU KENYA IVORY COAST ETHIOPIA GUINEA GUINEA DJIBOUTI ERITREA CHAD DEMOCRATIC REP. OF CONGO CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC CAMEROON BURUNDI BURUNDI BURKINA FASO BENIN ANGOLA SENEGAL NIGER RWANDA RWANDA SOMALIA REPUBLIC OF CONGO TOGO SIERRA LEONE LESOTHO MOZAMBIQUE SWAZILAND ZIMBABWE ZAMBIA TANZANIA UGANDA

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Africa's food crisis main index
Mapping the crisis

Map of most hungry people in Africa

KENYA

Estimated population: 34.25m

Projected number needing food aid: 3m

Key underlying reasons:

  • Partial drought, mostly in north
  • Inefficient food distribution

Eyewitness
Captain Wachilu, Kenyan army officer: "When the camels start dying, that's when it's getting bad."

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Hunger ravages Kenya

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