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Monday, February 1, 2016

Drought in Somaliland; desperate for rain

Radio Australia - Somalia , Somaliland and Ethiopia are facing a malnutrition crisis amid the worst drought seen since the famine of the mid-1980s.

The Somaliland village of Abdikadir is in a spectacular location.
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Rugged yellowy and rocky mountains tower above it on one side, and on the other plains stretch away into the distance.

If it were easy to get here, and relatively safe to travel, tourists would come to see the last of the sunlight ablaze on the face of the mountains.

The yellow rocks reflect the western sun and it is a wall of colour over the village. The contrast with the bright colours adorning the residents is striking.

The beauty is perhaps enriched by the lack of greenery, but the people are all the poorer because of it.
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