Thursday, September 8, 2011

Horn of Africa Response to Drought

The World Vision Horn of Africa blogspot is maintained by World Vision's Emergency Response team or staff responding to the ongoing drought crisis in the Horn of Africa.  World Vision is globally positioned to help with immediate needs like food, water and shelter when disaster strikes and to help communities to recover and prevent future catastrophes. In 2010, World Vision responded to nearly 80 disasters worldwide devoting nearly $550 million for disaster mitigation, preparedness and response efforts. This work helped approximately 15 million people.

NEW- last updated 9/15/11

WVUK's Justin Byworth TOUR






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NEW- last updated 9/8/11

How are children being affected by the drought?

Signs the drought is getting worse- Chris Smoot, WV Somalia National Director 9/4/11

How are children being affected by drought in northern Somalia?

How are Somalis able to make money during a drought?

How is the drought affecting northern Somalia?

World Vision's Steve Goudswaard reflects on 20 years with World Vision

WV's Steve Goudswaard dances with Somali children

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Australia network morning news show tours Horn of Africa with World Vision

World Vision talks to Somali refugee children

Singing/laughing with Somali refugee children


Photographer Jon Warren on CNN ireport


World Vision's Mindy Mizell -live- on FOX News 8/19/11

World's largest refugee camp expands today; tens of thousands expected in coming months 8/18/11

Packet & Times 8/22/11

CTV 8/21/11

CTV 8/15/11

FOX NEWS 8/6/11


World Vision staff dancing with Somali children

Mindy Mizell's Horn of Africa tour vlog montage- IS THE DROUGHT SITUATION IMPROVING?

SOMALIA VIDEO: A Somali woman shares how she says World Vision saved her son's life

SOMALIA VIDEO: What is it really like to WORK for World Vision -in- Somalia?

SOMALIA VIDEO: What is World Vision doing in northern Somalia?

What do Somalis eat?

Somali woman shares losing her husband in violence last month

Interview with a Somali woman at a transit camp

What does a World Vision/Shelter Box tent for refugees look like from the inside out?

Newest Dadaab refugee camp opens with World Vision support

Somali refugee teenager talks to World Vision

Mindy Mizell vlogs from Dadaab refugee camp

How does World Vision help people get water in drought affected areas?

WVAustralia's Tim Costello at water distribution in eastern Kenya

How does the Horn of Africa drought compare to the 1984 drought?

Tristan Clements Vlogs from eastern Kenya

Mike Weickert in Dolo, Somalia

Amanda Koech in Dolo, Somalia

Mike Weickert talks about going w/ World Vision's assessment team to Dolo, Somalia 8/5/11

Horn of Africa Response Manager Perry Mansfield reacts to spread of Famine in Somalia

Somalia Response Manager Kevin Mackey describes an assessment project

World Vision's Amanda Koech tours northern Somalia (Aug. 1, 2011)

What is World Vision doing in northern Somalia?

A distribution site in Turkana district of Kenya


Canada Schools


How can Aussies help in the Horn of Africa?

How churches can help families in Somalia?

Mindy Mizell in Dadaab refugee camp talking to churches about how to get involved

Mindy Mizell in Somalia transit camp talking to churches about how to get involved

Horn of Africa Emergency Response Team BLOGS


Megan McGrath (WVA): "How do you respond to a mother whose child is dying of dehydration?"

Mindy Mizell (WVUS): "Rebel with a Cause" 9/7/11

World Vision UK Blog- Justin Byworth blogs Day 2 Horn of Africa tour

Justin Byworth - Blog Day 1 Horn of Africa tour

Latest blog: "The Perky Grasshopper," by Mindy Mizell

Mindy Mizell Field Worker Blog

Photographer Jon Warren photo journal

World Vision's Mike Weikert blogs about his recent trip to Puntland, Somalia 8/5/11

Mindy Mizell blog: A Tale of Two Unemployments

Horn of Africa Tour with Justin Byworth

WVUK's Justin Byworth VLOGS Day 6 Horn of Africa tour- FINAL DAY 9/6/11

WVUK'S Justin Byworth VLOGS Day 5 Horn of Africa tour- Puntland, Somalia 9/5/11

WVUK's Justin Byworth VLOGS Day 4 Horn of Africa tour- Puntland, Somalia

WVUK's Justin Byworth- Horn of Africa tour PHOTOS Day 4- Puntland, Somalia

WVUK's Justin Byworth VLOGS on Day 3 of Horn of Africa tour- Dadaab refugee camp

Justin Byworth reflects with Mindy Mizell- Horn of Africa tour Day 3, Dadaab refugee camp

WVUK's Justin Byworth Vlogs Day 2- Horn of Africa tour

Mindy Mizell interviews Justin Byworth- Horn of Africa Tour, Day 2, eastern Kenya (Habaswein District)

Justin Byworth Vlogs Day 1- Horn of Africa Tour

Mindy Mizell interviews Justin Byworth on Horn of Africa Tour- Day 1