Let’s Not Forget About The Food Crisis In The Horn Of Africa

Posted on November 5, 2011

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More than 12 million people across Somalia and the Horn of Africa are suffering a deadly combination of drought, escalating food prices and armed conflict. This number is steadily increasing. This is the worst food crisis in the world today, requiring UNICEF’s expertise to save young lives immediately.

UNICEF USA joins Royal delegation to UNICEF emergency center

On Wednesday November 2, 2011, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridgevisited UNICEF’s global Supply Center in Copenhagen to help put the global spotlight back onto the humanitarian crisis in East Africa, which has left more than 320,000 children so severely malnourished that they are at imminent risk of starving to death unless they get urgent help.

U.S. Fund for UNICEF President and CEO, Caryl Stern, joined the Royal delegation, packing a shipment of emergency medical supplies and continuing on to Kenya to help facilitate distribution to families who have fled famine in Somalia.

What can you do to help?

There are a lot of great organizations that are raising funds to help feed children you can support them by making a donation. Here is the list of some of the trusted organization.

Global Giving

Care.org

Horn of Africa

One.org


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