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In pictures: Kenya scavengers
Rubbish dump

George Omondi is one of many people who survive by scavenging at the vast Dandora rubbish dump on the outskirts of the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

Despite health warnings, people living in the slums surrounding the dump rummage through the rubbish for items such as plastic bags that they can sell for a living and even for food.

"We collect the food that rich people throw away and eat it," Mr Omondi says. "You just remove the parts of it that have gone bad and eat."

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