Aid workers rush to help East Africa's hungry

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Asiah Dagane holds Mihag Gedi Farah, her 7-month-old child with a weight of 7 pounds, 8 ounces (3.4 kilograms), at a field hospital of the International Rescue Committee, IRC, in the town of Dadaab, Kenya, Tuesday, July 26, 2011. Mihag Gedi Farah is 7 months old, and weighs as little as a newborn with the weathered skin of an old man. His mother managed to get him to a field hospital in a Kenyan refugee camp after a weeklong odyssey, but the baby's anguished eyes, hollow cheeks and fragile limbs show just how severe Somalia's famine is becoming. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)

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Officials warn as many as 800,000 children could die across the Horn of Africa due to hunger and drought. (AP)

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