Aid workers rush to help East Africa's hungry

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A malnourished child from southern Somalia in  Banadir hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia, Monday, Aug 1, 2011.Tens of thousands of famine-stricken Somali refugees were cold and drenched after torrential rains overnight pounded their makeshift structures in the capital, Mogadishu. Rains are needed to plant crops and alleviate the drought that is causing famine in Somalia but on Saturday night the rains added to the misery of refugees who live in structures made of sticks and pieces of cloth. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)

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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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