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© Sven Torfinn / Panos Pictures..Ethiopia, Wag Hamra, Sirer village, December 2002.Famine...Mother and children waiting at a distribution site where American wheat from the United Nations WFP (World Food Programme) is being handed out. Many people have left their farms because of the failure of the harvest, due to the severe drought in the lowlands of Northern Ethiopia. 11 million people are at risk of starvation.