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Sierra Leone’s Turtle Islands

Seven months after Sierra Leone’s first Ebola case, the Turtle Islands have now become dependent on food aid. By /Tommy Trenchard/Al Jazeera
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A town destroyed – Leer, South Sudan

Since fighting broke out in mid-December between rival army factions in South Sudan, plunging the new country into widespread conflict pitting communities against one another, thousands, perhaps as many as 30,000 people, have died; 1.5 million have been forced from their homes and around four million require humanitarian assistance, with food insecurity the main concern. Link

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Coping with drought: farmers in east Africa

The drought crisis in the Horn of Africa has led to displacement and disruption for many small farmers and pastoralist communities. ActionAid, Send a Cow and Farm Africa are all working on long-term strategies to support farmers in their communities and to address food insecurity: read more : http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/gallery/2011/aug/17/drought-kenya-ethiopia-uganda-farmers