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Food crisis in the horn of Africa

Updated: 2011-10-19 09:35
By D J Clark (chinadaily.com.cn)

The UN estimates there are currently 13.3 million people across the horn of Africa in need of emergency assistance. The millions of people come from Ethiopia (4.5 million), Kenya (3.75 million) and Somalia (4 million) plus an additional 150,000 in Djibouti. In the first of a six part series DJ Clark describes the current situation and the role China is playing in the relief effort.

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Food crisis in the horn of Africa

By D J Clark
Producer: Flora Yue
Animation by Xu Jiye


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Food crisis in the horn of Africa

About D J Clark

D J Clark has worked worldwide as a multimedia journalist for more than 20 years. As well as working for China Daily he runs an MA course in Multimedia journalism at Beijing Foreign Studies University and is the Director of Visual Journalism at the Asia Center for Journalism in Manila, Philippines.