Power of One ~ Horn of Africa Famine

Join SouledOut.org and others for a Power of One vigil for for the Humanitarian Crisis of Famine in Somalia and the Horn of Africa.

400,000 children and millions of people are starving due to severe drought & famine. They are traveling hundreds of miles to refugee camps for food, shelter & water ...

UNICEF is responsible for setting up many of these Humanitarian sites.

Somalia is the worst hit. 3.6 million people are at risk of starvation there. In all, more than 12 million people in the Horn of Africa region need assistance.

Please consider a donation to

http://www.unicefusa.org

Support the George Harrison Fund for UNICEF

or other organization of your choice.

More information:

Save the Children: imgonnabeyourfriend.org
Faces of Famine
East Africa Famine ~ How to Help
Hunger pains: famine in the Horn of Africa

There are many groups that

There are many groups that are advocating to collect supports for Somalia. It is good to know that there are still many people who care for others. However, we cannot really make sure if those aids are receiving by those needy people. The U.N.'s World Food Program (WFP) confessed Monday that for two months now it has been looking to the routine theft of food relief to famine ravaged Somalia.An investigation by the Associated Press (AP) has earlier revealed that about half of meals supplies donated to Somalia are regularly ripped off and sold in markets in the same community where skeletal kids are dying of starvation. I found this here: Food aid to Somalia being ripped off and sold in market.