Let us pray that God will be with the people of Ethiopia, and that the Holy Spirit will move us to compassionate action.
Loving God, give those who have the means to come to these people’s aid the courage and strength to do so. And let those without the means to help stand with them in solidarity. Amen.
CAFOD’s World News Manager, Nana Anto-Awuakye has returned from Ethiopia where 10 million people currently face extreme hunger. She visited CAFOD’s partners in the northeast of the country to see how they are trying to tackle the devastating effects of the worst drought the country has seen in 30 years.
CAFOD is appealing for urgent funds for Ethiopia to respond to the devastating food shortage.
It’s time to shout about what is happening to the people of Ethiopia. The crisis they face right now may not have featured in much of our press, but lives depend on us making a noise about it now.
The drought, which has left 10 million hungry and 1.5 million young children, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in need of food supplements, has been caused by an El Niño weather pattern. The UN’s World Meteorological Organisation warned last November…
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