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School boys on their way home after school. Drop out rates for school children are high as many children don't have the energy to walk to school because of malnutrition. <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.