Food and hunger

East Africa crisis: It is now about saving human lives

An eye-witness report from Somaliland where severe drought has brought people to the brink of starvation.

Famine in South Sudan: The desperate struggle for survival

Since famine was declared in South Sudan, mothers and young children walk for days in search of food and health care.

East Africa crisis: With drought everywhere, there is nowhere to go

Families in Somalia have walked miles in search of water, seeing all their livestock die on the journey.

Leaving the old behind: The hard decisions of survival

Somalia is in the grip of a severe drought. Over six million people – half the population – are in need of food and water.

Horn of Africa food crisis: Will history repeat itself?

Six years ago 260,000 Somalis starved to death. Is famine about to strike again?

Drought in Zimbabwe: Getting cash for food into people’s hands

Find out how CARE is helping the poorest people in Zimbabwe to survive the drought caused by El Niño.

Niger’s forgotten war: Fleeing from violence with nowhere to go

Thousands of people, forced to flee their villages by violence on the Niger/Nigeria border, now face a hopeless situation.

El Niño: “Our family needs to be stronger than the drought”

Drought in Mozambique has made life harder for Rosina and her family than it has ever been.

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