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Impending Famine in East Africa

Impending Famine in East Africa

The intensifying risk of famine in a number of African countries has been dangerously neglected as the world focuses on other crises.

Over 14 million people across Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya are already on the verge of starvation—about half of them children. This number will rise to 20 million by September if the rains continue to fail, prices continue to rise, and world leaders don’t boost aid funding to meet the needs of people in crisis.

To learn more, click here for country-specific information and a call to action from the International Rescue Committee (IRC). 

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Impending Famine in East Africa

Jul 29, 2022

The intensifying risk of famine in a number of African countries has been dangerously neglected as the world focuses on other crises. Over 14 million people across Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya are... Read more