East Africa Drought Resources

Somali mother with child

Following a severe drought, many families faced starvation and left Somalia on foot. Thousands of refugees are flooding into Dadaab every week. Photo by Laura Sheahen/CRS

East Africa Drought Emergency Flyer

This flyer includes a donation slip and details of how to donate by mail, phone, online and by smart phone.

Horn of Africa Prayers and Intercessions

Use these Prayers and Intercessions as you and your faith community hold our brothers and sisters affected by the drought in your prayers.

Bulletin Announcement: Horn of Africa Drought Emergency

Include this Bulletin Announcement in this weekend's bulletins to help get the word out about the continuing drought in the Horn of Africa.

Sample Bulletin Cover

Here is a sample bulletin cover for your use created by LPI (Liturgical Publications Inc).

CRS Special Report on the East Africa Drought

Read the latest CRS Special Report on the East Africa Drought which includes resources that can be shared throughout your networks.

Fast to End Famine

Hold a Food Fast in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in East Africa who are facing hunger.

Part 1 - East Africa Integrated Water Program Evaluation

This video shows the dramatic impact of CRS Watershed Management programs in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. Families were able to produce a harvest even during a drought. Access to clean water led to improved health and livelihoods. CRS doesn't simply respond to crises, but empowers people to avert them.

Part 2 - East Africa Integrated Water Program Evaluation

Part 2 of this video continues to show the incredible impact of CRS Watershed Management programs in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. Thanks to CRS, people are now able to start businesses, save money, send girls to school, attend prayer and better manage their household because they now have clean, accessible water.

Emergency Update: Famine in East Africa

Watch a CRS-sponsored webcast about the situation in East Africa.