Horn of Africa Drought & Famine

Severe drought and famine is currently gripping nations in the East Africa, including Somalia, Ethopia and Kenya. Affecting more than 12 million people, thousands have died with many displaced by continuing civil unrest and starvation affecting thousands of communities. The Australian Federal Government has committed $80million to help victims, and aid agencies working on the ground are in need of additional assistance for food, shelter, health and medical supplies.

Image source: World Concern http://humanitarian.worldconcern.org

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Aug. 05, 2011

 Tags: what's new, topical issues, news, disasters

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