SLIDESHOW: Hunger, drought, and hope in the Horn of Africa

“We hear news reports about drought and famine, terrible-sounding figures of mass starvation, but when you meet a mother with a dying child, the statistics take on an awful reality,” says Jon Warren, World Vision’s award-winning photo director, just back from the Horn of Africa. Watch his slideshow.

Published September 1, 2011 at 12:00am PDT

Two ways you can help

Pray for children and families affected by this severe drought and the resulting food crisis. Pray that aid organizations would be able to help those who need it most.

Make a one-time gift to our Horn of Africa Food Crisis Fund. Your donation will multiply five times to help provide emergency food, healthcare, and other critical assistance to this suffering part of the world.