United Kingdom Raises US $90 Million for Famine Relief in Africa and Yemen
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United Kingdom (UK) Humanitarian Relief to Africa and Yemen: The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has raised £72 million (US$90 million), and counting, which will go towards humanitarian aid efforts in Yemen and South Sudan, the Guardian reported.
The £50 million (US $62 million) raised for east Africa will provide food, water, and medical care for 7 million people during the next two years, according to Saleh Saeed, chief executive of DEC. The remaining £22 million will go to Yemen.
Last March, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warned that 20 million people in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia, and Nigeria would face starvation in three to four months if the world didn’t respond.
The United Kingdom has answered that call. Read the full story…. globalcitizen.org
World Vision Famine Relief Africa: Parts of South Sudan are already in the grips of famine, while areas of Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia are on the brink of catastrophe. Tens of thousands of children could starve to death because of food and water shortages.
Your gift to the East Africa Hunger Crisis will help save precious lives and help stop the further spread of famine. And because of grant funds, your gift will have 7X the impact to provide emergency food, clean water, access to life-saving medical care, and more to children and families fighting for their lives.
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