South Sudan: Famine is a word, suffering is the reality

With this famine declaration, we have failed the people of South Sudan. We need to respond now.

East Africa crisis: “We share what little we have”

Women's groups in Somalia are using their savings to help others - but as famine looms, their money is running out.

East Africa crisis: One family’s struggle to survive

Amina and her family have seen most of their livestock die and now depend on emergency aid for food to eat.

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.

Nadia's story

The story of a Yazidi woman refugee from Iraq as told to CARE and PositiveNegatives.

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.