East Africa Food Crisis

 
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  • East Africa Food Crisis posted a progress report
    Counting Until the Cows Come Home
    By - Rosy Nimroody - Communications Officer
    Thank you for your generous support of Save the Children's efforts in East Africa. Much progress has been made and we wanted to share a story of hope for the future. Here's Negass's story, a young boy in Ethiopia who survived the hunger crisis and is now thriving in our education program.  One look at six-year-old...
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  • East Africa Food Crisis has received 126 donations
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  • East Africa Food Crisis has made updates to their project page.
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  • East Africa Food Crisis has made updates to their project page.
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  • East Africa Food Crisis has made updates to their project page.
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  • East Africa Food Crisis posted a progress report
    Final Report About the East Africa Food Crisis
    By - Save the Children - Communications Team
    Save the Children reached over 3 million people across Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia. The crisis may have slipped out of the headlines, but it is far from over. We are still there. Save the Children works in some of the most dangerous areas of east Africa including Mogadishu and the Dadaab refugee camp. Our staff put their...
    • 2 years ago
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  • East Africa Food Crisis posted a progress report
    Children in Somalia
    By - F. Uenuma - Director, Media Relations and Communication
    As new figures reveal that 130,000 children under the age of five died in 2011's Somali famine and its aftermath, Save the Children has warned that the humanitarian situation for children in the country remains extremely serious. Despite an improvement in food security since the peak of the famine, children continue to...
    • 2 years ago
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  • East Africa Food Crisis posted a progress report
    Rebuilding Life in a Refugee Camp
    By - Lane Hartill - Communications Officer
    Most mornings, before the heat of the day sets in and the dust isn’t too bad, a stout Somali man with gentle eyes ambles through the alleys of this refugee camp. He ducks into tents and sits on the edges of beds and just listens.   He listens to girls like Leila, a stick-thin 15 year old who tells him what...
    • 2 years ago
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  • East Africa Food Crisis posted a progress report
    Winter Update from East Africa Hunger Relief
    By - Olivia Zinzan - Communications Officer
    Save the Children has the largest presence of any international NGO in Dollo Ado, in the southern Somali region of Ethiopia, both in the refugee camps and in the hosting community, with more than 400 staff and over 600 volunteers currently on the ground. Operating from its main sub-office in Dollo Ado town, Save the...
    • 2 years ago
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    Day in the Life of a Relief Worker in East Africa
    By - Penny Crump - Communications Leader
    One of the questions our supporters ask regularly is “What’s it really like over there?” We captured a day in the life of Save the Children Child Protection Advisor, Amy Richmond, while we worked together in the Horn of Africa on the food crisis. Here is her story from a day in the refugee camps in Dollo...
    • 3 years ago
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  • East Africa Food Crisis posted a progress report
    CRISIS IN EAST AFRICA: One Year Report
    By - Save the Children - Emergency Communications Officers
    Chronic poverty and malnutrition, conflict, weak health systems, high food prices, poor vaccination coverage, a lack of access to clean water and a changing climate all culminated in a deadly food crisis in 2011. Despite early warnings, livestock perished and thousands of families were pushed closer and closer to the brink...
    • 3 years ago
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  • East Africa Food Crisis has received 298 donations
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  • East Africa Food Crisis posted a progress report
    New Update from the Horn of Africa
    By - East Africa Communications Team - Project Communications Officers
    The Hunger Crisis in the Horn of Africa continues. The general food security situation has stabilized and is improving in most areas of Ethiopia due to the arrival in the markets of crops from the meher (October-February) harvest, the impact of the overall good deyr/hagaya (October-December) rains on water availability and...
    • 3 years ago
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  • East Africa Food Crisis posted a progress report
    Our Results in East Africa So Far, April 2012
    By - Penelope Crump - Communications Officer
    In Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia, Save the Children’s child protection program reached more than 63,000 children in refugee camps and host communities. In the Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp, the world’s largest refugee camp with about 463,000 people, we’ve helped counsel children who have lived through...
    • 3 years ago
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  • East Africa Food Crisis posted a progress report
    A Dangerous Delay
    By - Save the Children and Oxfam - Report Co-Authors
    More than 13 million people are still affected by the crisis in the Horn of Africa. There were clear early warning signs many months in advance, yet there was insufficient response until it was far too late.  Governments, donors, the UN and NGOs need to change their approach to chronic drought situations by managing...
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  • East Africa Food Crisis has made updates to their project page.
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  • East Africa Food Crisis posted a progress report
    Haway is Healthy: Ethiopia Survivor Story
    By - Penny Crump - Project Leader
    Little Haway from drought-parched Ethiopia had something special to celebrate on her first birthday – being alive. Her village, in what had been the dairy capitol of Ethiopia, has been devastated by drought. For two years, the rains haven’t come. Massive herds of goats and cows have been decimated. Almost...
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  • East Africa Food Crisis has made updates to their project page.
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  • East Africa Food Crisis has made updates to their project page.
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  • East Africa Food Crisis has received 563 donations
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  • East Africa Food Crisis has made updates to their project page.
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  • East Africa Food Crisis has made updates to their project page.
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  • East Africa Food Crisis has made updates to their project page.
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  • East Africa Food Crisis has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Penelope Crump

Westport, CT United States

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