CHICAGO — Throughout the Horn of Africa, in Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya, over 13 million people are currently at risk of severe malnutrition or starvation as the region faces the worst drought conditions in 60 years. This slow moving humanitarian disaster dwarfs most others and yet had not received sufficient humanitarian response to save over 100 children from dying each day. The reasons for this are the unsafe working environment for NGOs and a lack of humanitarian funding.
Airlink and USAID Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance Launch Haiti Air Bridge to Deliver Humanitarian Aid
Airlink has launched an air bridge from the US to Haiti transporting humanitarian aid to the Caribbean Island on behalf of aid agencies working to overcome transport constraints and security concerns.