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Eco-photos of the week: July 24-30

July 29, 2011, 7:04 a.m.
Somali women

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Displaced Somalis

Women and their children from drought-stricken southern Somalia line up at a health center for displaced people in Mogadishu on July 24. The United Nations began airlifting food to Somalia and other parts of the Horn of Africa region this week. The area is suffering from the worst drought in 60 years, and an estimated 3.7 million people in Somalia — about a third of the population — are on the brink of starvation.