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Actionaid Launches £1.5 Million Appeal For Drought-Hit East Africa

ActionAid has launched a £1.5 million appeal to urgently step up its work in drought-affected East Africa.

The severe drought across Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda and Djibouti has left an estimated 10m people on the brink of starvation with some areas experiencing the driest conditions in 60 years.ActionAid has been responding to the crisis for several months and has already helped more than 194,000 people with emergency food supplies, water and income generating schemes.The extra £1.5 million will enable ActionAid in Kenya to help thousands more people by providing communities with desperately-needed food and water