New survey reveals alarming malnutrition rates in Turkana, East Pokot, Mandera, Samburu, and West Pokot
Nearly 73,000 children in Kenya are severely malnourished and at risk of dying from drought-related hunger unless urgent aid is made immediately available.
The warning comes as results from joint nutrition assessments conducted by the County Departments of Health and UNICEF, and nine aid organisations working on the ground— including Save the Children—are revealed.
WRITTEN BY BETH ALLEN
The complexities of the South Sudan refugee crisis are myriad. Merely crossing the border, leaving the war behind, doesn’t end the nightmare. Food for the Hungry is walking alongside refugees and host families in Northern Uganda who are part of the living hell of the world’s worst refugee situation since World War II.
WRITTEN BY KENDRA SZABO
WRITTEN BY MIKE MEYERS
Yemen was the poorest country in the Arab world even before the civil war that has raged there since 2014. Now, Yemen’s children are suffering a one-two-three punch of war, famine and disease.
With the nation’s infrastructure reduced to rubble, most Yemenis struggle to find basic necessities and can only dream of medical care.
The Logistics Manager will provide day to day guidance to the FH South Sudan logistics with oversight responsibilities in the areas of procurement, fleet management, warehousing, IT, document management, storage and logistics. As a member of the senior leadership / management team, the Logistics Manager will contribute to the overall strategic direction of FH South Sudan by collaborating with managers and Field Coordinators to ensure smooth implementation of activities in the field, in adherence to the policies and procedures.
Under the leadership of the Country Director, the Program Director will oversee all FH South Sudan programs in the country. FH South Sudan is implementing integrated Food Security and Livelihoods, and Education programs to support some of the most vulnerable communities. This position will be required to lead fund raising and proposal design, and help develop capacity in program design, implementation, and evaluation among FH South Sudan staff to ensure the achievement of country program goals and objectives are aligned with FH’s “Heartbeat” and Corporate Strategy.
The Asia Regional HR & Administration Officer serves as the main point of contact for human resource support in the region, and also provides administrative and HR support for the Asia Regional Office (ARO). Within the guiding principles of “The Heartbeat”, the primary result is to progress towards achieving FH’s Global Strategy and its targets within the region.
This position will reside in the Asia region, preference is Malaysia; an expat benefit package is not available for this position.
The Regional Food Security and Livelihoods Manager is responsible for overall direct technical and administrative implementation of Food Security and Livelihoods activities at State/County level and will support field staff in those locations. The Manager will provide technical advice and support to project staff to ensure program objectives are successfully achieved. She/he is responsible for ensuring all food security and livelihoods programming is of excellent technical quality; conducting market assessments, feasibility studies and ensuring accurate and timely reporting.