Somali civilians line up for food during the famine this year. Militants are banning relief agencies who warn a quarter of a million Somalis are at risk of starvation.
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Children from southern Somalia fill jugs with water at a refugee camp in Mogadishu Tuesday. The number of people fleeing famine-hit areas of Somalia is likely to rise dramatically and could overwhelm international aid efforts in the Horn of Africa, a U.N. aid official said Tuesday.
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Somali refugees wait at dawn at a registration center at the Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya Tuesday, to receive aid after having been displaced from their homes in southern Somalia by famine.
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