U.N. Agencies Call for Additional Funds to Expand Aid Efforts in Famine-hit Areas of the Horn of Africa

WFP and other partnering agencies have issued a call for donations in order to assist with aid operations in areas affected by drought and famine in the Horn of Africa. Nearly 12 million people are in need of assistance, and this number is expected to rise.

Consult the following URLs (depending on your geographic location) for mor information about this humanitarian crisis:

Click here to donate funds to WFP.

United States
Europe and rest of the world


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