Tagged: East Africa Food Crisis

Press Release

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.

Press Release
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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This is the first installment of Scarlett's video journal from her trip to Dadaab, Turkana and Lodwar with Oxfam to shine light on the drought and food crisis that continues to unfold across East Africa.

Press Release

As more heads of state publicly support the military action in Somalia, Oxfam called on international leaders to refocus on addressing the crippling famine in the country.

Emergency Article
Women collecting water, Ethiopia. Photo: Oxfam

For many of the more than 13 million people affected by the drought and food crisis in East Africa, the short October-to-December rains signal a shift in need and are likely to lead to increased requirements for health, shelter and water, sanitation, and hygiene services.

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This is the second installment of Scarlett's video journal from her trip to Dadaab, Turkana and Lodwar with Oxfam to shine light on the drought and food crisis that continues to unfold across East Africa.

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This is the first installment of Scarlett's video journal from her trip to Dadaab, Turkana and Lodwar with Oxfam to shine light on the drought and food crisis that continues to unfold across East Africa.

Press Release
Asha collects water in Lafole, Somalia, supplied by Oxfam & SAACID. Photo: Oxfam

The new escalation in fighting and insecurity along the Kenya-Somalia border risks increasing the suffering for civilians already devastated by drought and conflict, international agency Oxfam said today, three months since famine was announced in Somalia.

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