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Aid workers on frontline of drought in East Africa respond to FCDO funding announcement

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) in the UK has today announced £36 million in UK humanitarian funding to help people in Ukraine, East Africa and Syria. Countries in East Africa

East Africa Food Crisis: “Now the world is ending”

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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Climate crisis fuels drought and severe hunger across East Africa

The climate crisis is fuelling one of the worst droughts on record across the Horn of Africa, with up to 13 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia facing severe hunger. Find out more about the

Famine announcement will be too little too late as mothers bury their children in East Africa 

Responding to U.N. humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths’ warning that famine is “at the door” in parts of Somalia, Taiwo Ajose, Interim Country Director for ActionAid in Somaliland, says: 

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

Floods in Pakistan continue to devastate communities, with over 30 million people affected, including almost 1000 dead.

New research: Local food and fuel prices more than triple in some of the world’s most at risk communities

The cost of food, fuel and fertiliser in some of the world’s poorest communities is soaring, with families spending double, triple and in some cases nearly four times what they were paying before