Northern Kenya Faces Hunger Crisis As Drought Wipes Out Livestock

2 October 2022 15:13 WIB

Loudi Lokoriyeng' from the Turkana pastoralist community affected by the worsening drought due to failed rain seasons, watches while his goats drink water as Tina Ekiro collects water from an open well dug on a dry riverbed in Loyoro village of Kalokol in Turkana, Kenya September 28, 2022. In a dry river bed in Kenya's arid northwest, pastoralists dig ever-deeper pits in an anxious search for water, as the region suffers its worst drought in 40 years, which has wiped out livestock and crops, deepening a hunger crisis. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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A child from the Turkana pastoralist community affected by the worsening drought due to failed rain seasons, sleeps under a tree as people attend a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Kenya Red Cross integrated outreach medical clinic in Kakimat village in Turkana, Kenya September 27, 2022. For the last four years the annual rains have failed across Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia and forced 1.5 million people to flee their homes in search of food and water elsewhere. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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Members of the Turkana pastoralist community affected by the worsening drought due to failed rain seasons, collect water from an open well dug on a dry riverbed in Kakimat village in Turkana, Kenya September 27, 2022. The impact of hunger is etched on the faces of children filling the "stabilization room" for serious health problems of the Lodwar County and Referral Hospital in northwest Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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Women and children from the Turkana pastoralist community affected by the worsening drought due to failed rain seasons, attend a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Kenya Red Cross integrated outreach medical clinic in Kakimat village in Turkana, Kenya September 27, 2022. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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Children from the Turkana pastoralist community affected by the worsening drought due to failed rain seasons, look on at an open classroom under a tree at the Sopel Primary School in Sopel village in Turkana, Kenya September 27, 2022. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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A child affected by the worsening drought due to failed rain seasons, carries her sibling as they stand near their makeshift shelter at Sopel village in Turkana, Kenya September 27, 2022. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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