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Governments fall short in UN’s East Africa drought appeal

The UN warned against a “catastrophe” in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, which it described as the epicentre of the world’s worst climate emergencies. Donor countries have pledged a total of $2.4 billion for 2023, but only $0.8 billion in new financial support was announced at this week’s event. The US will provide nearly two-thirds of the money, followed at some distance by the European Commission, Germany and the UK.

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  • Esther Wanjiku

    29 w

    The donor countries really need to follow up on this funds because this is insane misappropriation.

    • mercy nduta

      29 w

      They should always promise what's capable of them.

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      • Gorffly mokua

        29 w

        They should honor their promises!!

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        • Princess

          29 w

          This is a concerning gap in international support for addressing the humanitarian crisis.

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          • CHRIS NGATIA

            29 w

            Drought should be given top priority and a solution to curb the drought need to be put in place as soon as possible

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          • Rotich Kim

            29 w

            The issues of natural clamites such as drought should be given priority and UN should have a talk about it and possibly solutions

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