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Drought in East Africa

Severe Drought Causes Famine in East Africa
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Severe Drought Causes Famine in East Africa

This map of the most recent growing season in East Africa reveals the poor conditions that led to famine in parts of Somalia and a food emergency in Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Djibouti.

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Drought in East Africa
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Drought in East Africa

This vegetation map shows the devastating impact of drought on East Africa in January 2011.

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Drought in Somalia
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Drought in Somalia

This image reveals the impact of drought on plants growing in central and southern Somalia in late November and early December 2010.

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