I was watching CBC this morning, and the UN has declared a famine in Somalia – “tens of thousands of Somalis have already died in the worst hunger emergency in a generation.” They showed images of children & babies literally starving and it broke my heart. Here’s the article, and CBC has listed a bunch of different websites that you can donate money to:
Canada has already donated 10 million, but for some reason the States and other countries aren’t giving anything. I know it seems like our money won’t go very far, but in this situation it seems like every little bit will help.
Lauren I share your feeling regarding the situation in Somalia. Thank you for raising awareness through your blog. It is a difficult subject to discuss but it is too shameful to ignore it.
That’s exactly how I felt.
The hardest thing is that the militants aren’t letting much aid through to the people who need it!!
I know! Although some organizations are allowed in and Unicef is one of them, so you can donate through them!