Somalia has suffered from three years of drought. Crops and livestock have died from the lack of water, leaving millions without food. In Puntland, Somalia, World Vision trucks in clean water to provide for families displaced and affected by the drought. © World Vision / Abdirahman Abdilaih Muse.
During the famine of 2011, World Vision built housing to provide shelter and protection for displaced families. This mother lives with her family in one of these houses, having been displaced themselves. Due to the current food crisis, their other family members have come to live with them, packing 19 family members into one house. © World Vision / Maxwell Moser.
8-month-old Charity was admitted to a hospital in Turkana, Kenya to be treated for acute malnutrition. While admitted, Charity will be administered fortified milk until she is healthy enough to leave and receive Ready-to-use Therapeutic food to eat at home. In East Africa, 3.5 million children like Charity suffer from acute malnutrition. © World Vision / Jon Warren.
Cooking oil is divided up for each family at the Naapong Food for Assets site, run by World Vision in Turkana, Kenya. Immediate action is needed to respond to the 276,200 people who face starvation in Turkana. © World Vision / Jon Warren.
The carcasses of dead animals line the road between Lodwar and Lokori in south Turkana, Kenya, a cry for help from those who live there. © World Vision / Jon Warren.
A family heads home with bags of maize and cans of cooking oil from a World Vision food distribution centre. There has been very little rain the past few years. This region saw only 100 millilitres of rain in 2016, compared to the annual average of 500 millilitres, leaving hundreds of thousands facing a hunger crisis. © World Vision / Jon Warren
Nicodemus Erupe, 56, wearing the hat and orange vest, walks through the Songot water catchment project with another member of the relief committee, past large water tanks and dams, which collect and store rainwater. When there is rain, the water irrigates a huge agricultural programme. With the drought, the reservoirs are empty and the fields are bare. © World Vision / Jon Warren
Susanna visits the Lologo training centre in urban Juba, where she learns new farming skills and techniques. World Vision is helping people in urban Juba to overcome food insecurity and economic crisis by offering training programmes. 1,080 beneficiaries receive cash for training here. They get money to purchase food for their families or invest in a business while learning valuable skills. © World Vision / Maxwell Moser
Through FEED (Fortifying Equality and Economic Diversity), families are trained in new farming and agriculture skills in order to increase food security among vulnerable communities. This family has benefited from the FEED programme. They were struggling with hunger, and are still struggling a bit due to the crisis, but are now better prepared to produce their own food. © World Vision / Maxwell Moser.
When Mushtar was rushed to the clinic, she was significantly underweight and malnourished. She was given emergency medication and high energy biscuits – fortified with protein, vitamins and minerals. It saved her life. World Vision, together with the World Food Programme, has provided 16,612 children and 5,684 mothers with ready-to-use supplementary foods and a monthly ration of nutrition packs full of protein, vitamins, and essential minerals to help malnourished children gain weight and become healthy. © World Vision / Mark Nonkes
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