East Africa Emergency Appeal
MUSLIM AID – HORN OF AFRICA DROUGHT
Starving to death.
Will you help end their hunger?
The people of Somalia and South Sudan are in desperate need of your help. With the worst drought in years, rising food prices and violent conflict, millions of people are literally starving to death.
The UN has declared an emergency crisis and called upon the international aid community to raise £billions to save the lives of over millions of desperate people in East Africa.
20 million people across Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia are on the brink of famine and in urgent need of emergency food supply. Some 1.4 million children are severely malnourished and at immediate risk of disease and death.
No food, no water, no peace.
Lack of rain, failing crops and a severe water shortage have plunged millions of people into desperate conditions across East Africa. Food prices have rocketed as supplies are increasingly scarce.
In Somalia, more than 6 million people, 50% of the population, are in urgent need of food assistance.
Widespread famine is threatening to take hold on a scale not experienced for years.
Parts of the Somali population remain isolated and at further risk as humanitarian assistance struggles to reach them.
At least 100,000 people face the prospect of famine between February and April 2017 in South Sudan.
A further 1,170,000 are estimated to be severely food insecure, trying desperately to make it through each day.
This is their reality:
Families are now going days without any sustenance whatsoever and with little end in sight.
Children are weak, tired and in pain without food and clean, safe water.
Livestock and cereal production has ground to a halt almost entirely, leaving these communities with nowhere to turn.
Desperate circumstances are further amplified by conflict and threat of rape and kidnapping in an area that has already seen much violence. Every day, thousands flee the area in search of safety and food.
What will you do?
At Muslim Aid we can’t just sit back and watch people starve to death. We know that they depend upon all of us as their only hope of survival.
Act now and help us to raise the much-needed funds to provide the people of Sudan and Somalia with food, emergency supplies and water to keep them alive.
End their hunger, quench their thirst and give them hope.
Your money can provide:
£60 can provide food parcels for local families for a month – giving them the supplies and nutrition.
£90 can provide life-saving food and water to an entire family for a whole month.
£150 provides one share in a Borehole, which will provide water to 50,000 people.
£200 provides a mobile clinic, which will provide live saving emergency medical attention to 500 people.
An estimated 10 million people in Djibouti, Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Sudan are at risk of starvation. A shortage of food, water and medicines, made worse by persistent drought conditions in the region have forced thousands of people to flee their homes and seek refuge in camps in Mogadishu, as well as on the border of Northern Kenya and Ethiopia.