Without your help, the families of Somalia and East Africa face a bleak and difficult future
23 million people are in humanitarian crisis across East Africa, desperately in need of food, clean water, sanitation, medical treatment and shelter.
Extreme weather patterns have wreaked havoc across East Africa. High temperatures have resulted in widespread drought across some parts of the continent, whilst others have witnessed torrential rains and floods, water-logging the soil and washing away bridges. Much of the land has been rendered agriculturally infertile and no longer suitable for crop production.
Poor rain and harvests, combined with civil conflict, have caused millions of people to flee their homes in search of food and safety. Now a vast You can help in this crisis by donating to the UK Islamic Mission East Africa Crisis Appeal. Every penny makes a difference and helps save lives.
More than 36 million people face hunger across southern and eastern Africa.
In Somalia, drought and civil violence have caused 2.6 million people to flee their homes seeking safety in other parts of Somalia. Another 800,000 people are living as refugees in neighbouring countries, whether it be in camps or makeshift houses. Women and children are the biggest victims of this crisis and the most vulnerable to exploitation. As one of the leading charity organisations helping Somalia, we are at the forefront of providing life-saving assistance.
This includes 2.5 million Somali children in desperate need of food and medical aid. This year has seen 70% lower rainfall in Somalia which has increased crop prices and scarcity, further adding to the famine and starvation. Our Somali charity appeal aims to help the most vulnerable and desperate, providing them with the nutrition they need to survive and get back on their feet.
Over 2 million Somalis are at risk of starvation if they don’t get immediate emergency aid. The UKIM Somalia crisis appeal today is driven by the knowledge that every food pack we give out is making an impact and saving lives. Our generous donors are fundamental in this mission, allowing our East Africa famine appeal to bring hope and life where it's needed most.
At UK Islamic Mission, we are working hard to alleviate the suffering of East African citizens by providing emergency food, safe clean drinking water and medical aid to help reduce the destructive effects of famine and hunger.
Your contributions to the Somalia Appeal help us to provide starving and malnourished children with life-saving food and medical assistance. It also provides whole families food packs for a month as well as providing nourishment for the livestock that they depend on, ensuring their livelihood is protected too.
By donating today you really will be making a difference.
Family Food Pack: Feed a family for one month with a pack of basic items such as rice and flour
Provide cooked meals for 200 people
Provide Clean Drinking Water Supply (30,000 Litres)
Provide clean water to the thirsty people by digging water well and distribute emergency water in Somalia
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