Here are some of the highlights of FH’s Emergency Response Unit’s (ERU) work from 2012.
Horn of Africa Drought
In 2012, Kenya and Ethiopia faced a global food price crisis brought on by drought. Food for the Hungry worked with partner organizations to increase food and water supplies.
Kenya: 521,772 people
FH helped Kenyans in agriculture and food security, livestock, market rehabilitation and water projects. FH trained more than 12,000 refugees living in the Kakuma refugee camp on how to use fuel-efficient cook stoves to reduce smoke inhalation and wood consumption.
Ethiopia: 99,000 people
FH and partner organizations helped 99,000 people through programs that included seed distribution, water projects and hygiene promotion.