Responding to East Africa’s food security crisis in 2017, preparing for next year

by Sara Jerving

Aid workers sorting food packs prior to distribution at the Biringi refugee camp in Ituri province, in the northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. [Photo: Dieudonné Wanican/Trocaire/CC BY]

Governments and donors are working together to mitigate food insecurity in East Africa, where relief efforts are complicated by lack of rain, cholera and other issues.

  • World Hunger Education
    Service
    P.O. Box 29015
    Washington, D.C. 20017
  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.

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