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GALUFU, MALAWI NOVEMBER 15: Unidentified women work in the fields on November 15, 2005 in Galufu, Malawi. They participate in a government program called ?work for food?, where the government pays a small salary if they work in the community. The harvest in the village was very bad in 2005 and the next one, due in April 2006 I uncertain because of lack of rains and drought. The village has seen an increase in poverty the last few years due to drought and HIV/Aids. Southern Africa has been hit by a severe hunger crisis due to drought and poverty. An ever-increasing HIV/Aids rate adds to the misery. Malawi is one of the worst hit areas and Galufu village is a typical small village that has become victim of this poverty spiral. (Photo by Per-Anders Pettersson)
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