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Photos: Drought and famine threaten millions of lives in the Horn of Africa

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Two severely malnourished children lie on a table in Banadir hospital in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, after fleeing from southern Somalia due to lack of water and food.

Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP

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Somalis who fled from the drought-raved southern part of the country hold pots and containers as they wait to receive food at a camp in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

Mohamed Sheikh Nor/AP

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A woman and her children displaced by drought from southern Somalia sit in an open area in a makeshift shelter in a refugee camp in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

Mohamed Sheikh Nor/AP

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A woman from southern Somalia prepares food as her children watch at a camp for internally displaced people in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

Mohamed Sheikh Nor/AP

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Families from southern Somalia stand around a pool of rainwater in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Monday, July 11, 2011, after fleeing the drought-ravaged region.

Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP

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A Somali government soldier stands guard as refugees from the drought-ravaged southern part of the country make their way to a new camp in southern Mogadishu's Hosh neighborhood on Tuesday, July 12, 2011.

Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP

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Somali refugees from the drought-ravaged southern part of their country walk in line after receiving food, money and blankets distributed by their government in Mogadishu on Monday July 11, 2011.

Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP

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Refugees from drought-ravaged southern Somalia wait for food aid from a Muslim Aid Organization, on Sunday, July 10, 2011, in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Farah Abdi WarsamehAP

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