Malnutrition in the Horn of Africa

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Malnutrition in the Horn of Africa.<br />
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Ahmed, a child affected by malnutrition, sleeps on a bed with his mother's protective hand on the head in the pediatric and malnutrition branch of the hospital of Hargeisa, the capital city of Somaliland in the Horn of Africa.<br />
The Northern region of former Somalia Republic reached its independence from the southern part in 1988 after a long period of civil war, but it is not actually recognized by any international country and community.     <br />
Hargeisa, Somaliland - 7th Aug 2011<br />
© Giorgio Perottino