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Population Day 3

Pop Day 3
The landscape around the three refugee camps that make up the Dadaab complex in eastern Kenya is unforgiving. Refugees from Somalia sometimes walk for weeks to reach the site, arriving hungry, thirsty and exhausted. Four decades ago, mankind seemed to be gaining ground on its longtime nemesis, hunger. But as Earth’s population continues to boom, the suffering persists on a massive scale.
(Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)

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