NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 09, 2009
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(Samburu, Kenya: Martin Fletcher) The impact of 9 years of drought in Kenya featured; scenes shown of dead and dying cows and goats, villagers digging for water, “environmental refugees” at the Kakuma refugee camp, herdsmen driving cattle into Nairobi in search of grass; details given about conflicts over land and rising food prices. [Villager Jeremiah LaMORENI- recounts an attack by rival tribesmen.] [Refugee “ENWIRLI”– says we are begging for water.] [World Food Programme spokesperson Gabrielle MENEZES- says this is the worst situation people have seen for the last 10 years.]
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