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Audio slideshow: All hands to the pump in Ethiopia

It’s been a race against time to get water equipment constructed before refugees arrive in a new camp near Dolo Ado in southern Ethiopia. Thousands of refugees have been crossing the border from Somalia, fleeing the famine there. But this part of Ethiopia has itself suffered poor rains and is extremely dry and remote. Oxfam’s Jane Beesley meets a shipment of aid as it lands in Ethiopia, and follows it all the way to Dolo Ado where water tanks are constructed as the refugees arrive.

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Written by Jane Beesley

Jane Beesley

Jane is Oxfam GB's emergency communications officer, based in the UK and deployed to crises all over the world

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