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We're improving health and sanitation in Ethiopia, where 230,000 children die from diarrhoea or related illnesses each year.
More than one million people were affected by flooding in 17 countries - but in particular Sudan, Uganda, Ethiopia, Ghana, Togo and Burkina Faso.
We launched an appeal in 2006 to help people across Africa survive when drought and inflated prices left them without enough food.
The Red Cross helped more than 76,000 people severely affected by drought in the southern Wolaiyta region. Read about the people we helped.
When Almaz fled Ethiopia in fear of her life, leaving behind her husband and four daughters, she didn’t know if she’d ever see them again.
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement supported people in Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia.
Rose lives in a rural village in Ethiopia where children frequently died from diarrhoea until we helped provide a safe source of water.
22 Nov 2011
Efforts to improve access to food and reduce deaths in the Horn of Africa are beginning to pay off, but around 250,000 people continue to face imminent starvation.
04 Jul 2011
With more than ten million people in the Horn of Africa facing severe drought, we have launched the East Africa Food Crisis Appeal.
Across the globe, four million people die every year as a result of drinking contaminated water – read about how our projects are helping.
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