Worst drought in Namibia in 30 years

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Drought-stricken area in Namibia. [Photo adapted from UNIFEED]

Struggling to survive the severe shortage of food and water, people in Namibia's Kunene region have no choice but to wait out the worst drought in three decades.

The UN Children's Agency (UNICEF) says over 700,000 people including 109,000 children under the age of five are at risk of malnutrition.

Dianne Penn has more.

Duration: 3’38″

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