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By: Catie Leary on Aug. 5, 2011, 7:28 a.m.
A malnourished Somalian boy and his mother find shelter in a field hospital at a refugee camp in Dadaab, northeastern Kenya on Aug. 3.

Photo: Boris Roessler

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Famine in the Horn of Africa

A malnourished Somalian boy and his mother find shelter on Aug. 3 in a field hospital at a refugee camp in Dadaab, in northeastern Kenya.

Somalia and parts of Kenya have been struck by one of the worst droughts and famines in decades, and hundreds of thousands of refugees have found shelter in resource-strained refugee camps.