© WFP/Alessandro Abbonizio: Robe and her baby wait to receive WFP food assistance in the village of Malabot in Marsabit County in northern Kenya.
horn of africa
Life-threatening hunger caused by climate shocks, violent insecurity and disease in the Horn of Africa, have left nearly 130,000 people “looking death in the eyes” and nearly 50 million facing crisis levels of food insecurity, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
© UNICEF/Grace Ekpu A ten-month-old boy is treated for severe malnutrition at a hospital in Puntland, Somalia.
Greater global solidarity is needed to address the rapidly unfolding humanitarian catastrophe in the Horn of Africa, where millions are going hungry due to two years of unprecedented drought, UN agencies and partners said in a statement on Monday.