East Africa Drought

Somaliland: From Hunger And Thirst To Deadly Sickness

Hannah Wilkinson | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK
Hannah Wilkinson

When we arrive in the village of Golijano which translates as 'mountain of heaven', we are met with a scene more akin to hell. A makeshift school, now an emergency clinic, is full of weak, lifeless children fighting to survive. Sickness and diarrhoea have ripped through this community at pace.

I've Got Hope For The Starving People Of South Sudan - Because They Still Have Hope

Andrew Horton | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK
Andrew Horton

Even in the nine short months I've worked in the aid sector I've seen horrendously sad and difficult situations in the countries we work in, as well as hearing stories of unbelievable hope and courage in the face of adversity. But nothing could prepare me for visiting South Sudan.

Aid Workers are the Common Face of Humanity

Davinder Kumar | Posted 18.10.2011 | UK
Davinder Kumar

They are out there, always, often the first people to reach. You have seen them feed malnourished children and starving people in the Horn of Africa.

Drought Is Worst UN Agency 'Has Ever Seen'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.09.2011 | UK

The World Bank has announced more than $500 million in aid to help victims of the worst drought in East Africa in 60 years, as the UN held an emergenc...

United Nations Declares Famine In Southern Somalia

The Huffington Post | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK

The United Nations has declared a famine in Somalia as east Africa continues to suffer through its worst drought in 50 years. The UN said that in t...