An overcrowded train transfers refugees during the partition of India in 1947. This was believed to be the largest migration in history up to that time.
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A boy eats at a food distribution center in East Africa run by Feed My Starving Children in 2014. Southern Africa is in the throes of a climate emergency, with hunger levels in the region on a previously unseen scale, the UN has warned. Years of drought, widespread flooding and economic disarray have left 45 million people facing severe food shortages, with women and children bearing the brunt of the crisis, the World Food Program said.
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