Entries by Justin Forsyth from 07/2011

East Africa Food Crisis

| Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Politics

Two tragedies are unfolding in the horn of Africa. The first is the very visible one, the tragedy of families who've walked for weeks, their children growing weak with hunger, desperate for our help. Then there is the larger tragedy of a failing humanitarian system built around responding to emergencies, not preventing them.

Death and Desperation in Dadaab

| Posted 07.16.2011 | World

Yesterday I spent the day in Dadaab refugee camp, a camp in Kenya near the Somalia border. A camp which has swelled to the size of Bristol. I was both inspired and heart broken by what I saw and heard.