Canadian Lutheran World Relief, in its latest News Briefs reports:
It’s a crisis few have heard about in North America, yet it has been classified at the highest level of humanitarian emergency, along with the war in Syria. No rain due to the El Nino weather phenomenon has put more than 10 million people at risk for starvation in Ethiopia, and an estimated 400,000 children are at risk of developing severe acute malnutrition, which can lead to stunting, and physical and mental delays in development. It’s the worst drought Ethiopia has experienced in 50 years.
Canadian Lutheran World Relief is working with trusted aid agencies on the ground to provide Ethiopian families with food now. Your support also helps provide the supplies and infrastructure farmers need to produce food when the rains do come.
Please help us spread the word within your congregations. Click here to donate today to provide food and livelihood supports for those affected by hunger.
Read more about the crisis on CBC News: Ethiopia faces worst drought in 50 years, UN warns.
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