Concern Worldwide is now helping over half a million people affected by the drought in Kenya, Ethiopia, and famine-hit Somalia. We plan to increase the number of people we are helping over the coming months.
Yesterday, I spoke at a conference in Rome, organised at the request of the French government to look at possible measures to address the crisis in the Horn of Africa. At it, I identified three urgent priorities. We need to focus on them, if we are to deal with this terrible humanitarian crisis where millions of lives are at risk.
Read the evaluation report of Concern Worldwide's post-election violence recovery (PEVR) programme in Kenya by Ian MacAuslan, Oxford Policy Management. Concern’s (PEVR) programme was a cash transfer programme operating in Kenya following the violence after the election in late 2007.
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