The Horn of Africa is facing its third consecutive year of drought causing thirst and hunger, decimating livestock, destroying livelihoods, spreading disease and triggering large scale population movements. The seriously affected areas include most of Somalia, South Eastern Ethiopia, South Sudan, Norther Eastern and Coastal Kenya, and Northern Uganda. Millions of people are facing the peak effect of severe drought that hit the regions.
Read the ACT statement HERE
Statement on Horn of Africa Drought
29th March 2017