Once again, drought has cast its awful shadow over the
Horn of Africa. Three years of scant rainfall in southeast Ethiopia
has left grazing lands parched, killing herds of
resulting in the starvation of thousands of people - a situation
that is expected to worsen alarming unless both large amounts
of aid and rain arrive soon.
Freelance photographer Seamus Murphy traveled to some of the
remotest areas of the region to document this human disaster.