Posts Tagged: drought

PC(USA) responds to crisis in Horn of Africa

From Presbyterian Disaster Assistance: Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) has provided $100,000 from One Great Hour of Sharing funds to help meet the immediate and basic humanitarian needs of people affected by the drought in the Horn of Africa.  PDA is responding to this crisis as a member of ACT Alliance.  Fellow ACT Alliance members with programs… Read more »

Crisis in the Horn of Africa

Some 10 million people in the Horn of Africa face a severe food crisis and could starve following a prolonged drought. “In some areas of Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, and Uganda, drought conditions are the worst in 60 years, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said in an update.” On July 20,… Read more »

Food insecurity tightens its hold in Madagascar

IRIN humanitarian news and anlysis, a service of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, has recently issued a report on Madagascar that raises concern for growing food insecurity. In parts of Madagascar’s drought-prone south people have resorted…

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