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In pictures: Tanzania's food fears
Riverbeds

East Africa’s prolonged drought has dried up rivers in Tanzania and left some 3.7m people on the verge of starvation, with much of the country experiencing daytime power cuts as hydroelectric plants are short of water.

The Maasai in the north of the country have been badly affected by the failed rains. Forced to leave their villages, many walk up to 30km a day in search of water.

Digging in riverbeds is often the last resort to find some drops for themselves and their cattle.

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