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Brendan Gormley: "Thousands of people are on the move"

A group of UK aid agencies has launched a joint fund-raising appeal to help more than 10 million people affected by severe drought in the Horn of Africa.

Thousands of families in desperate need of food and water have trekked for days from Somalia to the Dadaab refugee camp in eastern Kenya.

Brendan Gormley, chief executive of the Disasters Emergency Committee, describes the desperate situation on the ground in the Horn of Africa, where more than 10m people are affected by severe drought.

  • 08 Jul 2011
  • From the section UK