Food and hunger
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.
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.