09 Jul '11, 1pm

Africa drought endangers 500,000 children: The lives of half a million children in the Horn of Africa are at ris...

Africa drought endangers 500,000 children: The lives of half a million children in the Horn of Africa are at ris...

Printer Friendly Version Email to a Friend Close From: Caroline Copley, Reuters, GENEVA Published July 9, 2011 06:58 AM Africa drought endangers 500,000 children RELATED ARTICLES Child malnutrition in Somalia at critical levels: U.N. September 12, 2007 07:22 AM Drought Threatens the Lives of Some 4 Million People in Southeastern Ethiopia October 29, 2004 12:00 AM More than a Million Face Extreme Food Shortages in Ethiopia December 30, 2005 12:00 AM Floods Hit up to 1.8 Million in Horn of Africa November 17, 2006 12:00 AM The lives of half a million children in the Horn of Africa are at risk, international aid agencies said on Friday, as the worst drought in decades forces thousands of people to flee their homes each day. ADVERTISEMENT High food prices and the driest years since the early 1950s have pushed many poor families in Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia and Djibouti into des...

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