Hunger Amidst the Failed Omo Flood

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“There is no singing and dancing all along the Omo River now. The kids are quiet. We adults go into the shelter and sleep silently. We are too hungry. The big rains have been gone for three years, and now we come to the Omo and there is no water. Go and give this news to your elders, our people are hungry.”

“We are hungry. We are people that eat from the Omo. Now that the floods are gone we have a big problem. We are afraid of death. We don’t know what to do. Some people will die of hunger. We are praying for an answer.”  

“If the Omo floods are gone we will die.”