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Somalis are fleeing famine — only to find death in a place of refuge

Aftin Noor stepped back from the tiny graves he’d been digging and surveyed his work.

Exhausted, he turned his palms skyward, squinting into the relentless midday sun, and asked God for an answer.

Kaur 3c“I dug three children’s graves this morning,” said Noor, his voice cracking, his undershirt soaked with sweat.

“And I have dug 20 or more this month. Why?”

The immediate answer is cholera. The

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