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It's a race against time to get water equipment constructed before refugees arrive in a new camp, Hilaweyn. Oxfam's Jane Beesley meets a shipment of aid from the UK as it lands in Ethiopia.

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As East African leaders gather in Nairobi today to take part in a regional summit to end drought emergencies in the Horn of Africa, Oxfam says governments must take on greater responsibility and accountability in responding to the disaster.

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African governments must provide at least US$50 million in emergency funds for the worsening food crisis in the Horn of Africa, says a new report by the “Africans Act 4 Africa” campaign, signed by 12 Pan African networks.

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Oxfam's Alun McDonald reports from Kenya on the growing needs in East Africa, as Oxfam calls on governments to turn all pledges into concrete commitments.

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Oxfam says governments and donors must act with greater urgency in the face of a deteriorating crisis and rising needs in East Africa. Donors must move beyond promises and immediately turn money pledged into action on the ground, as more than half a million people are at risk of starvation.

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A young girl stands amid freshly made graves. Dadaab. Photo: Andy Hall/Oxfam

The UN announcement of famine in Somalia is both a wake-up call to the scale of this disaster, and a wake-up call to the solutions needed to limit death-from-hunger now and in the future. What is famine and how can we prevent it?

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