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Dead livestock found inside/outside the community of Ceel-Dheere

East Africa Food Crisis

Severe drought, chronic water shortages and now rising food and energy prices due to the war on Ukraine, are pushing families to the brink of survival.
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Lala, 20, student and PAH volunteer who left her country Belarus because of government human rights violations, and now supports Ukrainian refugees at Hebrenne.
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Halimo Ahmed Yusuf, a pregnant mother from Ceel-Dheere, Somaliland
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Famine announcement will be too little too late as mothers bury their children in East Africa 

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Pakistan floods - tens of millions affected in the blink of an eye

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Maryia*, aged 35, and her 11-year-old daughter Natalia* fled from Ukraine after spending 12 days in a basement while their city was bombarded. They had to run for their lives and leave Maryia’s husband behind. Maryia does not know when she will see him again. She has also been unable to contact her parents for five days. She is now waiting in the camp with friends and hopes to get a job soon to support her family.
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“Increasingly difficult to bridge the divide”: ActionAid reflects on six months into the humanitarian response to Ukraine crisis

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ActionAid Afghanistan winter emergency appeal

Afghanistan crisis appeal

Freezing temperatures and heavy snowstorms are intensifying an already devastating humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, with more than half the population facing severe hunger and malnutrition.

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