Newly arrived Somali refugees in front of their tent at Dagahaley camp, one of three camps that make up the Dadaab refugee camp, the largest refugee complex in the world, in Dadaab, northeastern Kenya, on July 7 Keystone
A malnourished Somali refugee sits alone on a bed at a clinic run by Médecins Sans Frontières at Dagahaley camp on August 2 Keystone
Somali women rushing into a feeding centre after Transitional Federal Government soldiers could no longer contain the crowd in Badbaado on July 20 Keystone
A Somali woman holding her water bottle as she waits for assistance in the border town of Dolo on July 24 Keystone
Refugees at Dagahaley camp on July 7 Keystone
A woman sits with her child at a local hospital to receive treatment for malnutrition at the border town of Dadaab, Kenya, on July 23 Keystone
Somali refugees waiting to be registered at Dagahaley camp on July 7 Keystone
A Somali mother and her two-year-old severely malnourished son at a hospital at the Ifo camp, one of three camps that make up the sprawling Dadaab refugee camp in Dadaab, northeastern Kenya, on August 2 Keystone
A mother being measured to see if she is malnourished at a nutrition centre near Lodwar, Turkana, Kenya, on July 15 Keystone
A three-year-old Somali refugee girl is looked after by her father at a hospital at the Ifo camp on August 2 Keystone
Somali refugees at Dagahaley camp on July 7 Keystone
A Somali woman holding her severely malnourished baby on July 16 inside a tent serving as a medical clinic established by the African Union Mission in Mogadishu, Somalia Keystone
More than two million children are at risk of starvation.
This content was published on August 4, 2011
August 4, 2011
The ongoing and deadly drought in the Horn of Africa has forced hundreds of thousands of families to flee their homes. Southern Somalia is in the midst of the worst famine to hit the country in at least 20 years. In recent weeks, more than 1,500 refugees have arrived at the already packed camps of Dagahaley and Ifo in Dadaab, Kenya. (All images Keystone)
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