Posts Tagged ‘African famine’

Caritas launches appeal for Sahel (West Africa) food crisis Comments 0

Friday, March 16th, 2012
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Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has launched a Special Appeal and pledged NZ$50,000 towards averting severe hunger and deaths in the Sahel region of West Africa. ‘An estimated 13 million people are in grave danger,’ says Caritas Director Julianne Hickey. ‘This has been brought on by severe drought, poor harvests, and rising food prices – made Read more

Caritas raises $50,000 for Africa Comments 0

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011
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The Caritas Horn and East Africa appeal which aims to help millions in the worst drought for 60 years has so far raised close to $50,000 in just over a week. Caritas Director Mike Smith said a concerted effort is being made by Caritas members around the world to raise funds and direct aid to Read more