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12 Oct 2011 description

Development and Peace has raised $6.3 million for humanitarian aid for the Horn of Africa, which is currently experiencing the worst drought in the region in 60 years.

26 Aug 2011 description

Caritas Kenya will be providing food and water to 30, 420 families living in the most drought-affected parts of the country over the next six months. This far-reaching emergency relief program, which will help over 180,000 people, will cost a total of $5.6 million.

Development and Peace, which is the Canadian member of the Caritas Internationalis federation, is contributing $350,000 to this humanitarian assistance.

10 Aug 2011 description

Moins de quatre ans avant 2015, date limite fixée par les chefs d’État du monde en l’an 2000 pour réaliser les Objectifs du millénaire pour le développement, c’est‐à‐dire éradiquer l’extrême pauvreté de la planète et réduire la faim de moitié, une nouvelle crise alimentaire dans la Corne de l’Afrique met en péril la vie de 12 millions de personnes.  

10 Aug 2011 description

Less than four years from the 2015 Millennium Development Goals deadline - the date that world leaders gave themselves in 2000 to eradicate extreme poverty from the planet and reduce hunger by half - a new food crisis in the Horn of Africa is threatening the lives of 12 million people.

29 Jul 2011 description

The current food crisis in the Horn of Africa is one that has been slowly building over the last few years. Several factors have made it increasingly difficult for the people of the region to have access to sufficient food. After nearly three consecutive years of poor rains and drought conditions, people have been suffering from chronic hunger, as they try to cope. The fragility of life has been rendered all the more precarious by rising food costs and conflict, particularly as livelihoods are destroyed by ruined crops and dying cattle.

29 Jan 2008 description

Montreal - Development and Peace is contributing $50,000 from its emergency fund to assist in the Caritas Internationalis rapid response effort to help Kenyans affected by post election violence in Kenya.

07 Apr 2006 description

TORONTO / April 7, 2006 - In response to a severe drought in Kenya and neighbouring countries, particularly Ethiopia and Somalia, DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE is providing $80,000 in emergency aid to Caritas Kenya to help communities affected by famine.

The $80,000 forms part of a $1.4 million, nine-month Caritas Internationalis project to distribute food and drought-resistant seeds to 45,000 people.