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East Africa Crisis Appeal

East Africa is currently experiencing one of the worst droughts in living memory.

Conflict has also forced millions of people to flee their homes.

Millions of lives are now at risk.

Children and new mothers are in grave danger. With no access to food, starvation is an ever present threat.

East Africa Crisis: 'The big fear is cholera'

A child from South Sudan waits at a reception centre for refugees in northern Uganda.

They escaped violence in South Sudan. Now refugees in Uganda face the threat of disease.

Preventing disease outbreaks >

When the wells run dry

Man standing with goats

Drought has swept across Kenya’s arid north-east following two consecutive failed rainy seasons.

Portraits of the drought >

One family's fight to survive the drought

A Somali man affected by drought in East Africa.

Abdi’s grandson died from a lack of water, the devastating outcome of the drought crippling families across Somalia.

Abdi's story >

"The people we treat have nothing"


Oxford nurse Robbie Gray is no stranger to South Sudan, but that doesn’t make medical care in the world’s newest nation any easier.

Read more >


Donate to the East Africa Crisis Appeal

Woman cradles a baby

Parents are watching their children go hungry. They need our help and they need it now.

Donate today >