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25 Oct 2011 | Blog | Africa | Emergency Relief
The food crisis in East Africa hit the headlines in recent months. Resources were mobilised around the world to support communities in need as drought in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia put millions of people in peril. Val Morgan of SCIAF (Caritas Scotland) reports from southern Ethiopia that although the news attention may have moved on, the suffering remains.
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4 Oct 2011 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Earlier today, Wednesday 5 October, Foreign Affairs Minister Kevin Rudd made the announcement that AusAID, the Australian Government’s overseas aid program, has allocated funds for the East Africa Food Crisis under the Dollar-for-Dollar initiative.
Tags: famine, Horn of Africa, Ethiopia, East Africa | No comments
5 Sep 2011 | Blog | Long-term Development
In his seventies, Mussie Sala moves with ease among the lush green fruit trees and broad-leafed cornstalks of his farm. It is a plot, really—just six-tenths of an acre—but a plot that is flourishing amid the rapidly browning landscape of Ethiopia. It's a godsend garden for a farmer who has seen enough lean years in his seven decades to know how special this oasis of green really is.
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13 Aug 2011 | Blog | Africa | Emergency Relief
Alistair Dutton, Caritas Internationalis' humanitarian director, explains why the Caritas network is focusing on harvesting and storing water in aid relief efforts for the East Africa drought crisis.
Tags: Ethiopia, humanitarian aid, Kenya, Relief, Horn of Africa | No comments
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