The world has been moved by the harrowing pictures of the Somalian families left homeless and hungry by the country's civil war.
Princess Mary felt compelled to help.
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The popular Danish royal travelled to Africa on an awareness-raising mission.
Mary visited Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya – which hosts people that have fled various conflicts in East Africa, including the civil war in southern Somalia.
The Tasmanian-born royal met with mothers of malnourished children to hear their stories.
A mum-of-four herself, Mary could no doubt empathise with their wishes to do their best for their