Farheya Ahmed with her children

Walking Day and Night for Food in East Africa

Meet some of the thousands of refugees who make the harrowing journey from famine-stricken Somalia into Kenya and Ethiopia each day.
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More than 12 million East Africans face malnutrition and starvation in the midst of the region's worst drought in decades. Your support is desperately needed for our emergency food response. But it's also important to note that your long-term support of Catholic Relief Services means that many will survive this crisis needing little or no help.

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East Africa Drought Response