Crisis in the Horn of Africa

Years of drought in Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Djibouti have escalated in recent weeks, causing widespread hunger and, in two regions of southern Somalia, famine.
According to the United Nations, today’s drought is the worst the region has seen in half a century and has left an estimated 11 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. It has provoked acute malnutrition and death, especially among children and other vulnerable populations.
“UMCOR is working with our partners to act as quickly and as comprehensively as possible,” Crutchfield said. “While we do, we ask for your continued prayers and support for those affected by this crisis.”
Your help is urgently needed. Please give to International Disaster Response, UMCOR Advance #982450, and earmark your gift for Horn of Africa Crisis.


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