21 March 2006 - UNICEF Year-long drought in Kenya hits nomadic Turkana tribes hardest

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Hospitals in Turkana have witnessed an alarming rise in the number of children they treat. A UNICEF survey indicates that acute malnutrition rates are dangerously high in all parts of Turkana.

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Production date: Lodwar, north east Kenya: March 2006; Wajir, Kenya : 28 December 2005 – 06 December 2006

Duration: 6:43

Keywords: UNICEF, children, Kenya, Drought, malnutrition

Main shooting locations: Lodwar, north east Kenya; File: Wajir, Kenya

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