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Sept. 2, 2011, 6:55 a.m.
A child stares at the carcass of a cow that starved to death in Garbatulla, Kenya on Aug. 27.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Drought in Kenya

A child stares at the carcass of a cow that starved to death in Djerba Tulla, Kenya, on Aug. 27, in what is being called the worst drought to hit the Horn of Africa region in years.

Many communities have lost nearly 90 percent of their cattle because of the water crisis.