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Djibouti

2 August 2011

Drought takes hold in Djibouti

Djibouti is one of the smallest countries on the African continent. Situated between Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia, the total population is approximately 820,000 people.
Djibouti: Pastoralists’ way of life at risk
5 November 2008

Djibouti: Pastoralists’ way of life at risk

A combination of population pressure, desertification and above all drought is forcing Djibouti pastoralists out of their traditional grazing lands to live in improvised settlements near the capital city.

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