New Call for Aid to Stave Off Famine in Western Africa


Even though we watched the devastating famine in the Horn of Africa last year, there is another escalating famine, this time in western Africa.

The crisis will “escalate into a full scale humanitarian emergency” if urgent action is not taken, Oxfam said in a statement.

The United Nations has put a call out for $720 million dollars to feed those in risk of starvation in the Sahel region of Africa.

Here are ways you can help from our friends at the World Food Program.

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