Early action gets aid to communities before the vultures arrive

Early action gets aid to communities before the vultures arrive

People in drylands sometimes associate humanitarian aid workers with vultures – noticing that they arrive around the same time when animals have already died and the response is too late. A more promising approach is to anticipate droughts and other shocks,...
Delayed actions against drought and hunger cost lives

Delayed actions against drought and hunger cost lives

Ten years on from the 2012 Dangerous Delay report that examined the costs of late response to the 2011 drought in the Horn of Africa, millions of people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia once again face hunger and famine. To save lives now, Oxfam, Save the Children and...