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A school girl washes her hands with water from the school's roof top water harvesting project. Some 10,000 litres of water are stored in the tank that is used by the school for drinking and cleaning. <br />
Ethiopia is experiencing its worst drought in over 50 years. The emergency started early in 2015 with the failure of the February-April 'Belg' rains and was further compounded by the main 'Kiremt' rain season (July-September) being erratic and poor, caused by an exceptional El Nino event.