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A unidentified child reacts as he is weighed at a field hospital of Doctors Without Borders, MSF, in the town of Dadaab, Kenya, Monday, July 25, 2011. Somalia's famine will be five times worse by Christmas unless the international community increases its food aid, Australia's foreign minister said during a visit to Somalia, even as the international Red Cross distributed 400 tons of food into hard-to-reach areas of southern Somalia.(AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)

A unidentified child reacts as he is weighed at a field hospital of Doctors Without Borders, MSF, in the town of Dadaab, Kenya, Monday, July 25, 2011. Somalia's famine will be five times worse by Christmas unless the international community increases its food aid, Australia's foreign minister said during a visit to Somalia, even as the international Red Cross distributed 400 tons of food into hard-to-reach areas of southern Somalia.(AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)

Aid workers rush to help East Africa's hungry

January 1, 1970

Officials warn as many as 800,000 children could die across the Horn of Africa due to hunger and drought. (AP)