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Dollo Ado, Ethiopia.October2011..Refugees waiting to receive aid outside the warehouse in the latest built refugee camp" Hilaweyn". More than 40.000 people live in the camp which was built only a few month ago. Now organisations are planing to build the fifth camp in the area due to the daily influx of new refugees..” The drought in the horn of Africa is affecting more than 4.5 million people in Ethiopia. In addition, more than 140.000 refugees from Somalia have settled in camps in the border region between Somalia and Ethiopia. In the area around the border city Dollo Ado, four large refugee camps are already over crowded. A fifth camp is under construction due to the big influx still taking place. Many of the refugees are children, arriving severely malnutritioned. The mortality rate among small children has been brought down, but still children are dying on a daily basis....The four camps –Hilaweyn,Kobe, Malkadida and Bokomayo are now hosting more than 120.000 refugees and more are coming daily.... .