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A cattle herder looks at a pile of dead cows in the arid zone of Santa Clara, Mexico, 26 January 2012, a region severely affected by a drought that has killed some four thousand cows for lack of water and food.
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012

Open quoteI think it has really become extreme poverty. They don't have anywhere to harvest absolutely anything. Close quote

  • national aid coordinator for the Mexican Red Cross; a severe drought has left 2 million people without access to water and devastated cropland in nearly half the country
Photo: EPA | Source: NY Times