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07 May 2012 description
report ACTED

NAIROBI [ACTED News] - The poor performance of the 2012 long rains (March – May season) predicted for the Horn of Africa threatens to reverse recovery efforts and negatively affect food security for people struggling to recover from the region’s worst food crisis during the past century.

12 Aug 2011 description
report ACTED

ACTED emergency mission are being operated throughout the Horn of Africa, from southern Somalia to North-East Kenya. One of our teams is currently evaluating the needs of displaced populations and refugees in Dadaab, the largest refugee camp in the world, with some 400,000 people. Many families flow in every day to the outskirts of this city of relief. Emilie, a member of the emergency team, reports on the situation of families, drawn in by promises of food aid and the means to survive.