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2011-12-13 12:23:00

Effort will assist more than 10,000 in southern Ethiopia LOS ANGELES, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) is contributing US$10,000 to provide safe, clean drinking water for three months to an estimated 20,000 people who have had to rely on dirty water from local ponds amid severe drought and famine in the Borena zone of Oromia, Ethiopia. AmeriCares, a nonprofit global health and disaster relief organization, is overseeing the effort, which will...

2011-11-22 11:29:00

Anquan Boldin and Larry Fitzgerald join Oxfam to raise awareness of ongoing crisis in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia BOSTON, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NFL superstar wide receivers Anquan Boldin and Larry Fitzgerald are teaming up once again on a mission to bring attention to the ongoing drought in East Africa. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080221/DC14723LOGO</font>) Boldin and Fitzgerald call on football fans and...

2011-11-03 11:00:00

The Ethiopian Ministry of Urban Development & Construction, Urban Development Capacity Building Office (UDCBO) has recently completed the sale and installation of 29 SUMMIT Evolution workstations from DAT/EM Systems International. DAT/EM Systems International, along with its representative in Ethiopia, Corporate Computer Center (3C PLC), has dedicated effort and time to fulfill its obligation under a contract for the supply of hardware and software for the 150 Selected Towns Base Map...

2011-11-04 05:23:00

NAIROBI, Kenya, November 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anti-poverty campaign group ONE today launched a new short film about the food crisis in the Horn of Africa as part of its Hungry No More campaign. The films, which are the result of a unique collaboration with the African production company A24 Media, focus on the untold story of the food crisis that is gripping the region. The project was led by Salim Amin, Chairman of A24 Media and son of Mo Amin, the Kenyan...

2011-10-26 08:04:00

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the drought and famine in the Horn of Africa, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is joining the Ad Council to launch a national public awareness campaign. The campaign encourages Americans to spread awareness of the crisis, support the humanitarian organizations conducting the relief operations, and learn more about the solutions through President Obama's Feed the Future initiative. The campaign is...

2011-09-23 13:11:00

BOSTON, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, Oxfam Ambassador Actress Scarlett Johansson visited Kenya to see the devastating impact of the drought in East Africa. More than 13 million people are at risk because of a severe drought that has hit parts of Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia. In Somalia, the crisis has escalated to a famine. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080221/DC14723LOGO) She visited the Dadaab refugee camp, where tens of thousands of Somali...

2011-09-22 12:03:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --International Medical Corps announced at the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting a commitment to immediately address the nutritional and health needs of 200,000 individuals suffering from the effects of famine and drought in the Horn of Africa. International Medical Corps will scale-up targeted nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programs in drought-affected regions in Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia. (Photo:...

2011-09-14 07:10:00

Consumers nationwide can personally make a difference in famine stricken Somalia from September 16 - October 16 through unique one-for-one model of giving SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two Degrees Food(TM), social enterprise food company, and Relief International, a global not-for-profit organization working in the heart of Somalia, have joined forces to launch a national Famine Relief Campaign to help children suffering from malnourishment in Somalia. Two...

2011-09-07 15:16:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actress and International Medical Corps Global Ambassador Sienna Miller returned this week from visiting International Medical Corps' nutrition programs in the Dolo Ado camps in eastern Ethiopia, an area largely inaccessible by media. More than 120,000 Somalis - 30 percent of whom are malnourished - are seeking refuge here from the crippling effects of drought, famine, and conflict. With six regions of Somalia now facing famine, Miller...

2011-08-29 10:01:00

FAMINENOMORE.ORG To view the Social Media Release, click here:http://smr.newswire.ca/en/world-vision/horn-of-africa-famine DIGITAL UNIVERSE, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - A worldwide network of digital gurus has created a revolutionary social networking campaign to fight the famine in the Horn of Africa. WWW.FAMINENOMORE.ORG is the collaboration of aid agency digital experts working for World Vision in New Zealand, Canada, United States, UK and Asia, and Africa. "We are...


Latest Horn of Africa Reference Libraries

Dibatag, Ammodorcas clarkei
2012-08-05 21:14:48

The dibatag (Ammodorcas clarkei), also known as Clarke's gazelle, is native to Somalia and Ethiopia. Its range is significantly smaller than it once was, and in many areas, populations are fragmented. In the region of Ogaden, where it was once abundant, the northern populations have dwindled due to human civilizations taking over. In southern Ogaden, it is still present in acceptable numbers, most likely due to the natural vegetation and habitat required to sustain it. It prefers a habitat...

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