Emergency Appeal: The continent of Africa, with its 1.1 billion people, has a long history of drought, famine, epidemics and civil war. An estimated 30 million people need humanitarian assistance while internal conflict has displaced 9 million within the Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Somalia. Poor harvesting, from natural disasters, have left 15 million people in South Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya at risk of food shortages.
History of HHRD Work in the Region:HHRD is registered as an International NGO (INGO) with offices and team members in Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, and Tanzania; through which HHRD is conducting several developmental programs and projects, including Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH), Healthcare, Orphan Support, Skills Development, and other similar programs & projects.
Cyclone Idai Devastates South East Africa: An estimated 1,500 people have been infected with cholera following the deadly cyclone that hit the countries of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe in March of 2019. Cyclone Idai has claimed the lives hundreds and has left 1.85 million in need of emergency humanitarian aid. HHRD’s "Cyclone Idai Relief Fund" provided emergency relief items of food, shelter, water and medicine via our HHRD Africa team in Kenya, who traveled to Southern Malawi and Beira, Mozambique for needs assessment and aid distribution.