Farmers in Kenya say they’re pessimistic about the country’s maize shortage ending anytime soon, two months ahead of the next harvest.
Ethiopia today moved to correct reports suggesting it will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people by the end of June.
Ethiopia says will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people affected by drought next month.
At least 14 people have been killed in the Somali town of Baidoa after soldiers clashed over food aid.
Drought-stricken Somali is facing a cholera outbreak as the country’s clean water sources dry up, according to aid officials.
The government of Uganda and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) are calling for urgent support for the thousands of South Sudan refugees who enter Uganda on a daily basis.
Dozens of people have been killed during violent clashes between rival farming tribes in drought-stricken parts of Kenya.
The executive director of German NGO, Menschen für Menschen (People for People), warns that Ethiopia risks enduring another famine in the near future.
Somalia’s president has declared a national disaster in the country as it continues to grapple with a prolonged drought.
United Nations aid agencies say they only have two months to avert a catastrophe in drought-stricken Somalia.
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