Severe drought in Africa

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Record over the past 60 years of drought caused famine in the Horn of Africa.

According to UN figures, more than 10 million people in the region to the brink of life and death, there is a critical shortage of food and drinking water.

The most difficult situation is in the area where the borders of Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia.

In northern Kenya is the largest refugee camp, Dadaab. Its population is growing rapidly because of the giant influx of refugees Somalis. In Somalia, no matter what the drought is still ongoing bloody internal conflict.

At the hospital, Dadaab, meanwhile, are trying to save the children.

"Over the last two days we have not lost a child, but there are cases when four die for one night due to hypothermia and hypoglycemia." On Monday, the government of Ethiopia said that the country needs the help of $ 400 million before the end of the year to counter the severe drought. In need of urgent help and the people of other countries of the region.

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