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Starvation in Africa

An estimated 1.4 million children are at risk of starvation in Africa but with your support we can provide life-saving aid.

Starvation in Africa

An estimated 1.4 million children are at risk of starvation in Africa including children in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, Nigeria, Kenya and Ethiopia. Whether it be critical food shortages, or a looming risk of famine, African children's lives are in danger, and they need urgent support. Children are dying from hunger. It’s devastating, it’s excruciatingly painful – and it’s happening right now.

As a global network, Save the Children has been working to improve the lives of children in Africa since 1963. Save the Children works to reduce the underlying causes of poverty and improve basic health services and food security. Our teams are treating children suffering from severe malnutrition, providing food aid and cash transfers (so parents can feed their children), getting clean drinking water to hard-to-reach communities, and providing technical assistance to governments to support their responses.

If you want to donate to stop Africa starvation please support our Child Hunger Crisis appeal.  Just $62 can help a child recover from severe acute malnutrition.

Every child deserves a bright future. Act today: donate to end Africa starvation.

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