Food and hunger

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.

El Nino: “The drought is a catastrophe for women and girls”

Mozambique has been hit by its worst drought for 35 years. A severe food shortage is taking a heavy toll, especially on women and their children.

El Nino: The worst is yet to come

For many El Niño is an abstract term, but for 40 million people in Southern Africa this weather phenomenon has very real ramifications: the worst drought in 35 years.

El Nino in Ethiopia: Providing care in a food crisis

CARE is providing food and nutrition support to young mothers, children and families in drought-hit Ethiopia.