From the Field: An Update on the threat of famine in Africa and Yemen
For nearly a year, relentless conflict and natural disaster have put more than 20 million people in four countries across Africa and the Middle East at risk of starvation. For just as long, Mercy Corps has been dedicated to helping people in the hardest-hit communities survive, meet their emergency needs and build a foundation for eventual recovery.
Below, Mercy Corps team members from each of the famine-threatened countries — South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and Nigeria — report on the current situation, and what more needs to be done. Read More