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KULALEY, KENYA - JULY 5: Arfon Kahiye ,age 28, and daughter Nasra Mohamed, 7, stands in their homestead on July 5, 2011 in Kulaley, Kenya. Arfon lost a son about two weeks earlier. The child was two years old and had been in a nutrition program run by Save the Children in the area. She is now nine months pregnant and will give birth at home as she has done with all her four children. She had twenty five goats but twenty died due to the drought. Four goats were sold to buy water and she kept one. She has a husband but the are both not working and only relying on handouts. Two successive poor rains, entrenched poverty and lack of investment in affected areas have pushed millions of people into a fight for survival in the Horn of Africa. This is the driest this area has been since sixty years. People in smaller town are usually fortunate to have water. In rural areas, most wells has dried up and some people was as much as eight kilometers to fetch water. Most of the livestock has perished and the remaining stock has often been taken far away for better conditions. Many has even crossed into neighboring Somalia for better pasture. (Photo by Per-Anders Pettersson)
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