“$431 million in food and non-food emergency assistance is not enough”

The United States is deeply concerned by the humanitarian emergency in the Horn of Africa and today’s announcement by the United Nations that a famine is underway in parts of Somalia. The United States is the largest bilateral donor of emergency assistance to the eastern Horn of Africa. We have already responded with over $431 million in food and non-food emergency assistance this year alone. But it is not enough — the need is only expected to increase and more must be done by the United States and the international…

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