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Drought in Africa: Join the IRC's briefing from the field on June 27
June 18, 2012 by The IRC
|The IRC's Dr. John Kiogora examines a severely malnourished child in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp, where the IRC is assisting Somalis who have fled the region’s worst drought in sixty years. Photo: Peter Biro/IRC|
Just one year ago, the worst drought in 60 years ravaged the Horn of Africa and put 13 million people at mortal risk. This summer the global community braces for another cycle of devastation extending from East Africa northwest through the Sahel region.