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<p>A malnourished child rests inside the pediatric ward at the Banadir hospital in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar </p>

A malnourished child rests inside the pediatric ward at the Banadir hospital in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

A malnourished child rests inside the pediatric ward at the Banadir hospital in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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<p>Parents attend to their malnourished child inside the pediatric ward at the Banadir hospital in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 19, 2011.  REUTERS/Feisal Omar </p>

Parents attend to their malnourished child inside the pediatric ward at the Banadir hospital in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

Parents attend to their malnourished child inside the pediatric ward at the Banadir hospital in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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<p>An internally displaced woman holds her malnourished son at a new settlement in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta </p>

An internally displaced woman holds her malnourished son at a new settlement in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

An internally displaced woman holds her malnourished son at a new settlement in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

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<p>An internally displaced woman sits outside in the new settlement in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta </p>

An internally displaced woman sits outside in the new settlement in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

An internally displaced woman sits outside in the new settlement in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

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<p>Internally displaced families arrive at a new settlement in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta</p>

Internally displaced families arrive at a new settlement in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

Internally displaced families arrive at a new settlement in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

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<p>Newly-arrived refugee children from Somalia pose for a photograph at the Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, near Kenya's border with Somalia, July 16, 2011. 

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Newly-arrived refugee children from Somalia pose for a photograph at the Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, near Kenya's border with Somalia, July 16, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Newly-arrived refugee children from Somalia pose for a photograph at the Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, near Kenya's border with Somalia, July 16, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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<p>A woman holds a malnourished baby in Banadir hospital in Mogadishu July 17, 2011. 

REUTERS/Feisal Omar </p>

A woman holds a malnourished baby in Banadir hospital in Mogadishu July 17, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

A woman holds a malnourished baby in Banadir hospital in Mogadishu July 17, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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<p>An internally displaced Somali family are seen outside their makeshift shelter at the Hiran IDP settlement in Galkayo, northwest of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 18, 2011. 

REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya </p>

An internally displaced Somali family are seen outside their makeshift shelter at the Hiran IDP settlement in Galkayo, northwest of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 18, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

An internally displaced Somali family are seen outside their makeshift shelter at the Hiran IDP settlement in Galkayo, northwest of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 18, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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<p>A newly-arrived refugee waits for registration outside the Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, near Kenya's border with Somalia, July 16, 2011. 

REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya </p>

A newly-arrived refugee waits for registration outside the Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, near Kenya's border with Somalia, July 16, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A newly-arrived refugee waits for registration outside the Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, near Kenya's border with Somalia, July 16, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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<p>A newly-arrived refugee breastfeeds her child as she awaits registration outside the Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, near Kenya's border with Somalia, July 16, 2011. 
REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya </p>

A newly-arrived refugee breastfeeds her child as she awaits registration outside the Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, near Kenya's border with Somalia, July 16, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A newly-arrived refugee breastfeeds her child as she awaits registration outside the Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, near Kenya's border with Somalia, July 16, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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<p>A malnourished baby sleeps in Banadir hospital in Mogadishu, July 17, 2011. 

REUTERS/Feisal Omar </p>

A malnourished baby sleeps in Banadir hospital in Mogadishu, July 17, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

A malnourished baby sleeps in Banadir hospital in Mogadishu, July 17, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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<p>An internally displaced Somali woman stands outside a medical facility at the Alanley IDP settlement in Galkayo, northwest of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 18, 2011. 
 REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya </p>

An internally displaced Somali woman stands outside a medical facility at the Alanley IDP settlement in Galkayo, northwest of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 18, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

An internally displaced Somali woman stands outside a medical facility at the Alanley IDP settlement in Galkayo, northwest of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 18, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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<p>A Somali woman holds her baby inside a tent serving as a medical clinic established by the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) peacekeeping operation in Mogadishu, July 16, 2011. REUTERS/Stuart Price/AU-UN IST/</p>

A Somali woman holds her baby inside a tent serving as a medical clinic established by the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) peacekeeping operation in Mogadishu, July 16, 2011. REUTERS/Stuart Price/AU-UN IST/

A Somali woman holds her baby inside a tent serving as a medical clinic established by the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) peacekeeping operation in Mogadishu, July 16, 2011. REUTERS/Stuart Price/AU-UN IST/

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<p>An internally displaced Somali woman constructs a makeshift shelter at the Bulo Kontrol IDP settlement in Galkayo, northwest of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 18, 2011. 

REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya </p>

An internally displaced Somali woman constructs a makeshift shelter at the Bulo Kontrol IDP settlement in Galkayo, northwest of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 18, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

An internally displaced Somali woman constructs a makeshift shelter at the Bulo Kontrol IDP settlement in Galkayo, northwest of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 18, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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<p>Somali men carry a severely malnourished child, under the instruction of an African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) peacekeeper, from a camp for internally displaced people to the peacekeeping operations headquarters where the child was admitted for emergency medical treatment, in Mogadishu, July 15, 2011. 

REUTERS/Stuart Price/AU-UN IST PHOTO</p>

Somali men carry a severely malnourished child, under the instruction of an African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) peacekeeper, from a camp for internally displaced people to the peacekeeping operations headquarters where the child was admitted...more

Somali men carry a severely malnourished child, under the instruction of an African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) peacekeeper, from a camp for internally displaced people to the peacekeeping operations headquarters where the child was admitted for emergency medical treatment, in Mogadishu, July 15, 2011. REUTERS/Stuart Price/AU-UN IST PHOTO

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<p>An internally displaced malnourished child receives food supplements at a mobile medical facility at the Hiran IDP settlement in Galkayo, northwest of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 18, 2011. 

REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya </p>

An internally displaced malnourished child receives food supplements at a mobile medical facility at the Hiran IDP settlement in Galkayo, northwest of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 18, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

An internally displaced malnourished child receives food supplements at a mobile medical facility at the Hiran IDP settlement in Galkayo, northwest of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 18, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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<p>A newly-arrived elderly refugee is assisted past a cloud of dust at the Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, near Kenya's border with Somalia, July 16, 2011.

REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya </p>

A newly-arrived elderly refugee is assisted past a cloud of dust at the Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, near Kenya's border with Somalia, July 16, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A newly-arrived elderly refugee is assisted past a cloud of dust at the Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, near Kenya's border with Somalia, July 16, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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<p>A woman holds her severely malnourished child in a camp for internally displaced people in this handout photograph provided by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, in Mogadishu, July 15, 2011. 



REUTERS/Stuart Price/AU-UN IST PHOTO</p>

A woman holds her severely malnourished child in a camp for internally displaced people in this handout photograph provided by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, in Mogadishu, July 15, 2011. REUTERS/Stuart Price/AU-UN IST...more

A woman holds her severely malnourished child in a camp for internally displaced people in this handout photograph provided by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, in Mogadishu, July 15, 2011. REUTERS/Stuart Price/AU-UN IST PHOTO

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<p>An elderly man sits in front of his makeshift shelter at a camp for internally displaced people in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 15, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar </p>

An elderly man sits in front of his makeshift shelter at a camp for internally displaced people in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 15, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

An elderly man sits in front of his makeshift shelter at a camp for internally displaced people in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 15, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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<p>Internally displaced Somali children rest inside their makeshift shelter in southern Mogadishu, July 14, 2011. 

 REUTERS/Ismail Taxta </p>

Internally displaced Somali children rest inside their makeshift shelter in southern Mogadishu, July 14, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

Internally displaced Somali children rest inside their makeshift shelter in southern Mogadishu, July 14, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

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<p>A woman holds her malnourished child inside a ward at the Banadir hospital in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 14, 2011. 

REUTERS/Feisal Omar </p>

A woman holds her malnourished child inside a ward at the Banadir hospital in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 14, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

A woman holds her malnourished child inside a ward at the Banadir hospital in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 14, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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<p>Internally displaced Somalis drip blood from a chicken, a traditional treatment, onto the body of a malnourished boy inside their makeshift shelter in southern Mogadishu, July 14, 2011. 

REUTERS/Ismail Taxta </p>

Internally displaced Somalis drip blood from a chicken, a traditional treatment, onto the body of a malnourished boy inside their makeshift shelter in southern Mogadishu, July 14, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

Internally displaced Somalis drip blood from a chicken, a traditional treatment, onto the body of a malnourished boy inside their makeshift shelter in southern Mogadishu, July 14, 2011. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

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<p>Somali women wait at the new arrivals section of the Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, July 10, 2011. 

REUTERS/Noor Khamis </p>

Somali women wait at the new arrivals section of the Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Noor Khamis

Somali women wait at the new arrivals section of the Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Noor Khamis

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<p>An aerial view shows makeshift shelters at the Dagahaley camp in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border, April 3, 2011. 

REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya </p>

An aerial view shows makeshift shelters at the Dagahaley camp in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border, April 3, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

An aerial view shows makeshift shelters at the Dagahaley camp in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border, April 3, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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<p>A Somali refugee woman who recently arrived at Dagahaley camp carries her child inside a makeshift shelter, in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border, April 3, 2011. 

REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya </p>

A Somali refugee woman who recently arrived at Dagahaley camp carries her child inside a makeshift shelter, in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border, April 3, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A Somali refugee woman who recently arrived at Dagahaley camp carries her child inside a makeshift shelter, in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border, April 3, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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<p>Refugees and children wait to go to a refugee camp in the Ethiopian town of Dolo Ado, about 1 km north of the border with Somalia, July 9, 2011. 

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Refugees and children wait to go to a refugee camp in the Ethiopian town of Dolo Ado, about 1 km north of the border with Somalia, July 9, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

Refugees and children wait to go to a refugee camp in the Ethiopian town of Dolo Ado, about 1 km north of the border with Somalia, July 9, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Internally displaced Somalis queue at a food distribution point in Madina district of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 15, 2011. 

REUTERS/Feisal Omar </p>

Internally displaced Somalis queue at a food distribution point in Madina district of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 15, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

Internally displaced Somalis queue at a food distribution point in Madina district of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 15, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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<p>A Somali refugee child who recently arrived at the Dagahaley camp cries while carrying a sibling, in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border, April 3, 2011. 

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A Somali refugee child who recently arrived at the Dagahaley camp cries while carrying a sibling, in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border, April 3, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A Somali refugee child who recently arrived at the Dagahaley camp cries while carrying a sibling, in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border, April 3, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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<p>Internally displaced Somalis carry their belongings as they arrive in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 4, 2011, in search of greener pastures following a prolonged drought. 

 REUTERS/Feisal Omar</p>

Internally displaced Somalis carry their belongings as they arrive in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 4, 2011, in search of greener pastures following a prolonged drought. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

Internally displaced Somalis carry their belongings as they arrive in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 4, 2011, in search of greener pastures following a prolonged drought. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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<p>An internally displaced Somali child sits in front of a war-devastated Cathedral church building in the old central of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 4, 2011.

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An internally displaced Somali child sits in front of a war-devastated Cathedral church building in the old central of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 4, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

An internally displaced Somali child sits in front of a war-devastated Cathedral church building in the old central of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 4, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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<p>Internally displaced Somalis carry their belongings as they arrive at a newly opened camp in Madina district in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 12, 2011. 

REUTERS/Feisal Omar</p>

Internally displaced Somalis carry their belongings as they arrive at a newly opened camp in Madina district in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

Internally displaced Somalis carry their belongings as they arrive at a newly opened camp in Madina district in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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<p>A boy rests at a refugee camp near the Ethiopian town of Dolo Ado, about a kilometre north of the border with Somalia, July 9, 2011. 

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A boy rests at a refugee camp near the Ethiopian town of Dolo Ado, about a kilometre north of the border with Somalia, July 9, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

A boy rests at a refugee camp near the Ethiopian town of Dolo Ado, about a kilometre north of the border with Somalia, July 9, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A Somali woman waits at the new arrivals section of Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, July 10, 2011. 

REUTERS/Noor Khamis </p>

A Somali woman waits at the new arrivals section of Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Noor Khamis

A Somali woman waits at the new arrivals section of Dagahaley refugee camp in Dadaab, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Noor Khamis

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<p>An Al Shabaab soldier stands next to women during food distribution at a displaced persons camp in Shebelle, south of the capital Mogadishu, July 6, 2011. 

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An Al Shabaab soldier stands next to women during food distribution at a displaced persons camp in Shebelle, south of the capital Mogadishu, July 6, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

An Al Shabaab soldier stands next to women during food distribution at a displaced persons camp in Shebelle, south of the capital Mogadishu, July 6, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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<p>A Somali family sits outside their hut in Medina Xoosh district in Mogadishu, January 12, 2011.

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A Somali family sits outside their hut in Medina Xoosh district in Mogadishu, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

A Somali family sits outside their hut in Medina Xoosh district in Mogadishu, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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