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21 Jul 2011 description
report World Concern

Derek Sciba, World Concern 206-713-5564 dereks@worldconcern.org

July 20, 2011

This morning the UN will announce a famine has hit a large section of Somalia, with severe drought conditions throughout the Horn of Africa.

22 Jan 2003 description
report World Concern

SEATTLE -- Hunger and malnutrition are sweeping across the African continent due to a combination of factors that is creating one of the largest, most complicated humanitarian crises in history. In response, Seattle-based World Concern is expanding their relief programs to meet the growing needs.

10 Jan 2003 description
report World Concern

Currently 15 million people in Ethiopia are at risk of serious malnutrition and starvation. World Concern has been providing life, opportunity and hope in Ethiopia since 1984. In addition to our ongoing development projects, World Concern relief campaigns begin this month in the areas of Jigjigga, Borana, Alduba and Gambella. We are also assessing the need to add emergency food distributions in Addis Ababa and Dessie.