Millions Across Africa and Yemen Face Death by Starvation

Humanitarian Aid Crisis – Africa and Yemen

Yemen Humanitarian Aid Crisis
In Yemen, cholera is ravaging the population at an alarming rate. The situation is caused largely by attacks on vital infrastructure, leading to diminished access to clean water, food, medical care and work. | Image courtesy: (Abdul-Rahman Hwais/EPA)

The situation in Yemen is being described as the “largest humanitarian crisis in the world,” with a total of 20.7 million people in that country alone — 10.3 million of which are children — in desperate need of help, according to figures from Save the Children.

The Global Emergency Response Coalition, which includes World Vision, CARE, Save the Children, Oxfam, and Mercy Corps, say the situation is critical and people need help now.

“We know that when the funding is available to help, we save lives,” said Margaret Schuler, senior vice president of international programs for World Vision.

“When we wait to respond until a famine is declared, it is simply too late. To save lives, we need more than compassion. We need Americans to see those in need and not turn away.”

According to the U.N., in Yemen alone, a child under the age of five dies from preventable causes every 10 minutes, and 7 million people are on the verge of famine. In Somalia and Nigeria, another 7 million people don’t know where their next meal is coming from.  Read full story…nbcnews.com

 

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Rolland and Heidi Baker (Iris Global) Missionaries to Mozambique, Africa and Beyond

Rolland and Heidi Baker - Iris Global Missionaries Mozambique

Heidi Baker (Iris Global): In this CBN interview, Dr. Baker shares the story of this Mozambique based ministry and introduces her book “Compelled By Love.” She tells how Jesus is showing himself through miracles and signs and wonders.

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Iris Global was established to participate in bringing the Kingdom of God to earth in all its aspects, but most especially through our particular calling to serve the very poor: the destitute, the lost, the broken and the forgotten in Mozambique and the world.

Heidi Baker – Harvest Missions School, Pemba, Mozambique

Through Iris Global, Rolland and Heidi Baker are committed to expressing a living and tangible response to those commandments that Jesus called greatest: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength,” and “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

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