Famine victims converge on Mogadishu; region's camps report deaths
Through its partners, the UN refugee agency on Wednesday distributed emergency assistance packages benefiting 15,000 internally displaced Somalis in the Dharkenley district of south-west Mogadishu. An additional 7,500 packages will be distributed in the coming weeks, with each package containing a UNHCR tarpaulin for shelter, three blankets, a sleeping mat, two jerry cans and a full kitchen set and utensils.
cooran wrote:It's possible that many people haven't posted in the thread because they already regularly donate to welfare agencies working there.
alfa wrote:Charity is wonderful, but the problem cannot be fixed without recognizing the actual cause of poverty: profit-based production. As long as profits are more important than people, the latter will continue to suffer. No point in denying this.
Charity: water estimates each $US20 donation is enough to provide one person with clean drinking water for 20 years.
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