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Audio slideshow: Kenya's drought

Land that was once pasture is turning to desert, tens of thousands of animals have died, and the UN has warned that nearly four million people need help.

Reporter Mike Thomson has visited the area around Garissa in northeastern Kenya, to meet the animal herders trying to survive the country's worst drought for a decade.

Slideshow production by Mike Thomson and Paul Kerley.
Publication date 31 August 2009.



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