January 2012 – World Food Programme (WFP)
The donation of January 2012 goes to:
Pastoralist communities in southern and southeastern Ethiopia have been deeply affected by the drought ravaging much of the Horn of Africa. According to the government, 4.5 million people are in need of emergency food assistance. WFP is currently reaching 3.7 million people in Ethiopia with emergency food assistance, including 240,000 refugees. A further 3.4 million people are receiving assistance through non-emergency programmes.