Last month, under the blistering heat across northern Kenya, technicians were busy fitting solar-powered sensors to monitor water points in some of the country’s most remote locations.
In leafy Nairobi, one might be forgiven for not realizing the country is going through a massive drought. “Nairobi,” after all, is a local Maasai word meaning ‘a place of cool waters.’”
Abul Mayen and her 2 children struggle for sustenance amid the threat of famine and violence in Africa.
For 2 months, humanitarian groups have been warning that famine is a near certainty in Somalia. But by the time it’s officially declared, many thousands of people will have already died.
Catholic Relief Services provides critical water, sanitation and hygiene support to the growing number of South Sudanese refugees in northern Uganda.