East Africa Children's Crisis
Responding to disasters with urgency

At least 8.5 million people were forced out of their homes across South Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya in 2018.

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Emergency
30 million people across the East Africa region are in need of humanitarian assistance

Millions of children and their families in East Africa have been left extremely vulnerable due to natural and climate-related disasters. At least 30 million people are facing the threat of hunger and malnutrition, disease and exposure to more violence, exploitation and abuse. Of these, 9 million people have been displaced within their borders as a result of internal conflict in Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan. 

World Vision is responding to the needs of families in crises across Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania. 

These lives are on the line, in the absence of funding to enable them meet their short term needs as well as future long-term needs. They are in urgent need of your help.

992,065

People reached with Food Assistance

234,510

Children supported through Education
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Helping Those in Need
Food Insecurity in East Africa

Some 30 million people are estimated to be in need of humanitarian assistance in East Africa, half of them are in need of nutritional support.

EACC Sit rep Feb 2019
Impact of our Work
Situation Report Feb. 2019

See the impact of our work and the outstanding needs in the most recent situational report from Feb. 2019.

EACC Timeline Aug. 2019

Ethnic clashes and conflict continues to affect children’s education and disrupt livelihoods across the East Africa.

EACC Timeline photo May, 2018

Areas previously affected by drought are hit by flash floods that destroys hundreds of homes, classrooms and businesses across East Africa

EACC Timeline March 2017

22 million people across East Africa are in crisis due to climate related disasters and conflict.

2019