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Emma Grady

Emma Grady
Living / Style
July 22, 2011

Africa's Epic Drought

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An epic drought is taking place on the Horn of Africa. As Mat reported last week, "Overall at least 10 million people in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia are affected," and things are only getting worse.

The Guardian has updated a map illustrating which areas are affected, to what extent, and how many people are being uprooted.

Read the full story: Epic Drought Along Horn of Africa Mapped Out

Photo: Oxfam East Africa via Flickr CC