Umi at three and six months old
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East Africa crisis: From despair to hope for one baby

Hundreds of tonnes of supplies from Britain will be arriving in the East and Horn of Africa over the Christmas period, to help the thousands of people affected by the worst food crisis in the region for 60 years.

Last summer a public fundraising appeal made more than £72m, one of the biggest ever responses to a natural disaster.

Clive Myrie has been out to see one of the children that money helped to save.

  • 25 Dec 2011
  • From the section Africa