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.