Following its recent efforts to raise $3.8 million in funds for the ongoing food crisis in northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen, Development and Peace Humanitarian Assistance Coordinator, Guy Des Aulniers, was invited to tell Radio Canada International (RCI) listeners about the reasons for the famine and how donors’ contributions will help alleviate some of the suffering.
Listen here (in French only).
Read the article on Radio Canada website (in French only).
The epicentre of the food crisis is around south-central Somalia and the capital Mogadishu, where thousands of people are seeking survival in makeshift camps with unsanitary conditions. Cholerea has broken out. Photo by Amunga Eshuchi/Trocaire