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A group of seven major international aid agencies said they face a shortfall of $89 million just when the South Sudan humanitarian crisis edges closer to the risk of famine.

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Water catchments for livestock, Somalia. Photo: Oxfam

One year after the declaration of famine in Somalia, a quarter of the country’s population are still surviving on humanitarian aid and over a million people could fall back into food crisis in the next two months.

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Through the generous help of our supporters, Oxfam has provided life-giving support to more than 2.8 million across drought-striken areas of Kenya, Somalia, and Ethiopia.

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Moussa Sow and Armand Traore join the match against hunger. Photo: Oxfam

On the eve of the 2012 African Cup of Nations, more than 25 footballers have spoken out in solidarity with millions of people facing hunger across their region.

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Aid groups urge the U.S. government, the bank and hawala merchants to work together to find a cooperative solution that will not disrupt or delay the transfer of assistance from the Diaspora to Somalia.

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People waiting to receive aid items at IFO reception center at Dadaab. Photo: Jo

European Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs Kristalina Georgieva endorsed today a Charter, launched by leading agencies, to make deadly food crises like the one gripping East Africa a thing of the past.

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Africans Act 4 Africa #lastfamine press event. Photo: Oxfam

Nairobi: African singers, TV personalities, activists and citizens have come together today to call on people across Africa to use social media this weekend in a day of action to end hunger in the continent.

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