East Africa Crisis Appeal

Twenty million people in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria And Ethiopia currently face starvation and famine, according to the UN. 

 

The world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the United Nations was founded in 1945 with more than 20 million people in four countries at risk of starvation and famine, the UN humanitarian chief has said.

Stephen O'Brien told the UN Security Council on Friday that "without collective and coordinated global efforts, people will simply starve to death" and "many more will suffer and die from disease".

He urged an immediate injection of funds for Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and northeast Nigeria plus safe and unimpeded access for humanitarian aid "to avert a catastrophe".

O'Brien said the largest humanitarian crisis is in Yemen where two-thirds of the population - 18.8 million people - need aid and more than seven million people are hungry and do not know where their next meal will come from.

In Somalia alone, Stephen O'Brien, the UN humanitarian chief said that more than half the population - 6.2 million people - need humanitarian assistance and protection, while 2.9 million of them need urgent help "to save or sustain their lives".

 

The World Health Organization says more than 363,000 acutely malnourished children and 70,000 severely malnourished children are in need of urgent, life-saving support in the country.

East Africa is facing a catastrophe. The extent of suffering that is currently taking place means that millions are facing imminent death. Somalia, Sudan, Kenya and Ethiopia are experiencing the worst humanitarian disaster of recent times. The UN say they've seen nothing like it before.

UN DEFINITION OF FAMINE

  • When more than 30 percent of children under age five suffer from acute malnutrition

  • Mortality rates are two or more deaths per 10,000 people every day

UN: World facing greatest humanitarian crisis since World War 2. 

Famine 'largest humanitarian crisis in history of UN' UN humanitarian chief says 20 million people in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria face starvation and famine.

East Africa Hunger and Poverty Facts

The people of East Africa are facing their worst drought and conflict in decades. They are facing severe food shortages and at the brink of starvation. We have only weeks left to save millions of lives. If we don't act now, we may forever live to regret not taking action.

  • 6.2 million people in Somalia need urgent humanitarian assistance.

  • 2.9 million Somalis are at risk of famine.

  • 4 children die every day when famine is declared.

  • Over 1.5 million children under the age of 5 will be at risk of dying of starvation if we don't act now.

  • 19.5 million people across East Africa do not have a regular supply of safe drinking water.

  • Only 1.5 million people have managed to flee East Africa in search of safety.

  • 2.1 million people are still trapped within the conflict zones of East Africa.

You Can Help Save Lives.

  • Together with our international NGO partners, we are on the ground in East Africa providing emergency aid and support to some of the world’s most vulnerable people. With your amazing support we planning to provide access to safe water for over 81,000 people and their livestock. On top of this, over 4,000 Somalis will benefit from our food aid distribution.

  • In Yemen, we are combating this shocking food crisis by providing lifesaving food aid. We are currently distributing food parcels to 500 needy families in the city of Sana’a.

  • For $150 you can provide emergency food, water and medical aid to the people of East Africa. This donation will mean the difference between life and death. We have no choice but to act now.

Act Now, Save Lives

Donating is simple.  A small amount of your time can save entire lives of desperately vulnerable people and make a big difference to saving humanity from a global catastrophe. 

Items Urgently Needed :

1. Emergency Food Aid Packs - $150 per set (can feed a family of 5 for a month)

2. Emergency Water Supply - $100 (provide water supply for a family)

3. Emergency Medical Aid - $100 per set

5. Meals Set - $50 (provide food for 25 people)

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