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UN voices fears of Africa famine amid severe drought

3 July 2011 Last updated at 17:39 BST

The UN's humanitarian aid chief Baroness Amos has called for urgent aid to be sent to eastern Africa, to try to prevent a famine which could affect millions of people.

Aid agencies say that the Horn of Africa is being hit by the worst drought the region has seen in decades.

Mike Wooldridge reports.