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Colombia drought threatens indigenous group

Harsh weather claims the lives of hundreds of Wayuu people in an area which has barely seen a drop of rain.

Last updated: 15 Aug 2014 12:12
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Colombia is in the grip of a severe drought that is threatening the existence of one of the country's indigenous groups.

The Wayuu people live in one of the worst-affected regions, which has barely seen a drop of rain for two years.

The harsh weather in Northern Guajira has claimed hundreds of lives, including children.

Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Guajira.

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