Published on OXFAM, watch this video: drought in Kenya, 2.33 min. Kenya has been hit especially hard by the crisis. In the rural region of Wajir, lack of rain has destroyed whole harvests. Many pastoralists have lost their livestock and main means of making a living.
- East Africa Food Crisis: Over 23 million people across East Africa are facing critical shortages of food and water following successive years of failed rains and worsening drought.
- A humanitarian crisis: Communities across East Africa are facing life-threatening shortages of food and water. Severe recurring drought is the major cause.
- Oxfam is already responding to this crisis. But the number of people facing severe food shortages has risen dramatically in recent months. We urgently need more support to continue this vital work. (full text).
- OXFAM’s Homepage, OXFAM on our NGO blog.