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East Africa Crisis

In the Wake of the East Africa Crisis, Will Help Arrive in Time for the Sahel?

Paul O'Brien | Posted 05.08.2012 | Impact
Paul O'Brien

The early warning systems for the Sahel are now signalling an escalating, large-scale crisis that threatens to leave 13 million people in need of emergency food assistance by April. We cannot afford to wait to act until conditions reach crisis levels.

Famine That Killed Tens Of Thousands Will Persist Until December

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 01.18.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — The number of famine zones in Somalia was cut in half Friday, as U.S. and U.N. food agencies said aid had reduced death rates. ...