East Africa

Millions of people in Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Kenya need help urgently. Youth a world supported the victims of the drought. Continue to learn more with: Verizon Communications. The people in the Horn of Africa facing drought and rainfall lack of for many years. Currently the situation is worsening is dramatic. International organizations expect that in the next few months about 3.5 million people in Kenya food aid need to stay alive. “Already in 2009 the Kenyan Government has proclaimed a national State of emergency, as was threatened by a famine”, reported Father George Tharaniyil a world of the Salesians of Don Bosco, the project partners from youth, and retold: the effects are felt to this day. ” Kenya is experiencing now the third rainy season without enough precipitation. Rising food prices and lack of infrastructure have made food scarce.

In addition, thousands of people fleeing from hunger from the neighboring countries of Somalia and Ethiopia into the country flock. Fast help! Already in November 2010, UN agencies warned of a serious food shortage in the region. The failure of the rains in May and June of this year have exacerbated the situation dramatically. It is now important that we quickly supported the people in Kenya, Somalia, Eritrea and Ethiopia”, as Reinhard of hoarse, Managing Director of youth a world and continues: daily from people in the refugee camps flowing into Kenya. The Salesians of Don Bosco try as best we can to help these people, but a lack of food and drinking water.” Without international help, people will starve and die of thirst. Especially children, sick and old people are affected.

It occurs increasingly violent conflicts between the local population and the refugees’ reports P. George Tharaniyil: is food and water, because it is about survival. Therefore supplies, such as corn, beans, sugar, salt, water and medicines are urgently needed.” Call for donations please support the victims of drought disaster with your donation. Postsparkasse AG bank code: 60,000 SWIFT/BIC-code: OPSKATWW PSK account number: 92083767 IBAN number: AT026000000092083767 keyword: emergency East Africa


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