The worst drought to hit the Horn of Africa for six decades has driven millions of people from their homes in search of food and water. The livelihoods of as many as 12 million people are threatened. Children, in particular, are facing starvation. Reporters spoke to refugees and aid workers in the affected areas along the Somali border, where thousands of people are getting ready to cover the last few danger-fraught kilometers to the camps and life-saving aid shipments in Kenya and Ethiopia. These are the stories of the faces behind the headlines, told in a report focusing on the human dimension of this unfolding humanitarian disaster.
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