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Take Action Now Lest Somalia Falls “into widespread famine”: Caritas Internationalis

Oct 4, 2022

Action to help the drought-stricken people of God in Somalia needs to be urgently taken before the Horn of Africa nation falls “into widespread family”, the leadership of the global confederation of Catholic relief agencies, Caritas Internationalis (CI), has said.

Hamida Hassan Kutun, a recent beneficiary of Caritas Somalia humanitarian assistance who lost her husband three months ago due to drought. The 47-year-old mother of seven (4 girls and 3 boys) now lives at Kulmis IDP camp located in the village of Madino in Bulo barte Hiran Region of Somalia. Credit: Volunteers for Agricultural Development (VAD)

Aid Agencies Expressing Interest in Somalia’s Drought Crisis after Pope Francis’ Appeal

Aug 19, 2022

Various organizations that received Pope Francis’ August 14 appeal concerning Somalia’s “serious humanitarian crisis” owing to drought and famine are expressing their interest to help.