Drought Emergency Appeal

Horn of Africa Emergency

We are facing a severe drought, the worst in 40 years, affecting millions of people in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Somalia. Now is the time to unite to help our brothers and sisters who are suffering without food and water.


UNHCR is immediately delivering life-saving aid including clean water, emergency shelter kits, soap, and other hygiene materials.


But there is something you can do


Please donate now


can provide an emergency kit in Somalia containing 1 kitchen set, 3 blankets, 2 mats, 1 mosquito net, 1 solar lamp, 1 plastic tarpaulin and 2 jerry cans


can provide an emergency kit to a family in Ethiopia containing a kitchen set, a hygiene kit and bedding items


in cash assistance can enable a family in Somalia to buy emergency shelter materials

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