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Feeding America: Michelle
While Michelle was looking for work, food stamps played a crucial role in helping her feed her family and making ends meet. Click to hear her story »
Close to 12 million people in the Horn of Africa are threatened by starvation. They are experiencing the worst drought the region has seen in decades. As a result of the drought, crop production has slowed and food prices are rising.
The UN is working with countless organizations to respond to the crisis, and we need to support our world leaders in coming together as a global unit and contributing to the recovery of this impoverished region.
Life in the Horn of Africa is grim. Every night, 8 million people go hungry. These courageous people need help to feed their families and lift themselves out of poverty.
In Ethiopia, Somalia, and Kenya, Mercy Corps is helping people access clean drinking water, feed their children, grow more food, start small businesses, and create a better future for their families.
Workers from the United Nations Mission in Darfur saw a need to provide English language education for the women of the Abu Shouk refugee camp. As part of their own initiative, police officers provided school materials including chalk, blackboard, books and pencils, and facilitated two voluntary teachers from the camp.