Disaster Risk Reduction – Fundamental to saving lives and reducing poverty

Author
Debbie Hillier
Content Type
Policy Brief
Institution
Oxfam Publishing
Abstract
East Africa is facing the worst food crisis of the 21st Century. Across Ethiopia, Somalia, and Kenya, over 12 million people are in dire need of food, clean water, basic sanitation and shelter. Suffering and death are already happening on a massive scale, and the situation will worsen over the coming months.
Topic
Security, Agriculture, Humanitarian Aid, Food, Famine
Political Geography
Kenya, Africa, Ethiopia, Somalia