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ActionAid International
Perfect Storm | East Africa Food Crisis

Film & Campaign Description

East Africa is struggling with one of the worst droughts on record, with more than 20 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia facing severe hunger, chronic water shortages and limited access to healthcare.

In the months following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, global food and energy prices have also reached record highs. Some of the world’s poorest communities are seeing prices of essentials double, triple and in some cases nearly quadruple.

When ActionAid visited Somaliland in March 2022, we spoke to four different communities to learn how they are each being affected by this unprecedented perfect storm.

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