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28 Sep 2018 description

Despite many odds, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) provided emergency assistance and durable solutions to more than 3 million people in the nine countries of the East Africa and Yemen programme.

In South Sudan, with more than 6 million people nationwide not having enough to eat, lack of access to food became the biggest crisis. In most parts of the country, people survived by eating wild fruits, cactus leaves, water lilies and other desperate survival tactics. Meanwhile hundreds of thousands of people continued to flee the country to seek refuge in neighbouring countries.

12 Apr 2012 description
Horn of Africa Annual Report 2011

NRC Horn of Africa: Assisted 1.2 million people

Astrid Sehl, Nairobi (12.04.2012)
In the midst of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, the NRC Horn of Africa programme provided assistance to nearly 1.2 million of the most vulnerable people in 2011.

18 Jul 2011 description

NRC calls for 10 million USD from the international donor community to urgently scale up its emergency response to people suffering from starvation in Somalia. NRC will also expand its ongoing programmes in Ethiopia and Kenya.

So far, over 11 million people have been severely affected by the drought that has caused deaths and widespread displacement across the Horn of Africa.