Cattle killed by drought in Ethiopia, Sept. 2009. Photo Zeresenay Berhane Mehar, Oxfam International/flickr
Barney Jopson: (http://www.journalisted.com/barney-jopson)
"...Nomadic pastoralists have trekked across the arid lands of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia and Somalia for thousands of years. But there are fears that the few million currently on the move could be the last generation and among the first mass casualties of climate change..."
"...Oxfam, an aid agency, says the drought in east Africa is the worst in a decade and that the frequency of severe droughts across the region has risen from once every 10 years to once every two or three..."
Oxfam: Millions Face Hunger as Drought Sweeps East Africa