Fotos y videos sobre el Cuerno de África
Kenya, 5 September, 2011 - UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Youssou N’Dour (third from left) listens as a health worker speaks about hygiene in the Hagadera refugee camp, in the north-eastern town of Dadaab. The health worker is from the NGO Care International.
© UNICEF/NYHQ2011-1362/Antony Njuguna
Ethiopia, 21 August, 2011 - A UNICEF-supported mobile health and nutrition team member speaks to a woman during a distribution of Government- and UNICEF-provided supplies, in the village of Dabakatur in the eastern Somali Region. UNICEF supports many health and nutrition teams in drought-affected pastoral areas of Ethiopia. These teams provide nutrition monitoring and treatment for malnourished children, and other vital services.
© UNICEF/NYHQ2011-1368/Malene Kamp Jensen
Kenya, 17 August, 2011 - A boy drinks a high-nutrition porridge at Catholic Integrated School in the drought-affected district of Wajir, in North Eastern Province. Hundreds of children are receiving porridge at the school, part of a national policy to continue school lunches during the summer vacation to ensure children are fed. For many children, it is the only meal of the day. The lunch programme is funded by UNICEF and implemented by the international NGO Save the Children. In the worst-hit areas of Wajir, up to half of all households need food aid.
© UNICEF/NYHQ2011-13645/Antony Njuguna
Kenya, 1 September, 2011 - A boy reads during the first day of classes at Yathrib Primary School, in the eastern town of Garissa. UNICEF is increasing its support to schools in drought-affected areas, distributing education kits to schools, bedding and mosquito nets to boarding schools, and temporary learning centres to refugee camps. © UNICEF/NYHQ2011-1365/Antony Njuguna
Kenya, 10 August, 2011 - A girl pumps water at a Mark II-type handpump near the northern village of Kerio in Turkana District, in Rift Valley Province. Others wait their turn around her. High water costs, dried-up sources and equipment breakdowns are putting added pressure on functioning water points.
© UNICEF/NYHQ2011-1305/Antony Njuguna
Ethiopia, 5 August, 2011 - Kalkidan Yimam uses a mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) armband to measure the arm of 10-month-old Firdoze Liben, who is sitting in the lap of her mother, Berida Jateni, at their home in Meleb Village, in Oromia Region. The red portion of the armband indicates that Firdoze is severely malnourished. Ms. Yimam, a health extension worker, is visiting the homes of severely malnourished children, who are enrolled in a UNICEF-supported Government outpatient therapeutic feeding programme. Firdoze weighed 5.7 kilograms when admitted to the outpatient programme two weeks ago; now she weighs 6.4 kilograms and continues to recover.
© UNICEF/NYHQ2011-1329/Indrias Getachew
Ethiopia, 3 August, 2011 - Health worker unpacks ready-to-eat therapeutic food at a health centre in Odoleka Village, Oromia Region. The food was supplied by UNICEF to treat malnourished children in the village.
© UNICEF/NYHQ2011-1256/Jiro Ose
Kenya, 30 July, 2011 - UNICEF Representative in Kenya Olivia Yambi (far left), UNICEF Director of Emergency Operations Louis-Georges Arsenault (second from right) and UNICEF Deputy Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa Elke Wisch (far right) review the situation at the Liboi Health Centre in the town of Liboi, near the Kenya-Somalia border. UNICEF senior staff are visiting the Dadaab camps and host community, and are consulting with community leaders on how to best provide assistance.
© UNICEF/NYHQ2011-1231/Siegfried Modola
Somalia, 27 July, 2011 - Women and children collect water during a distribution in a camp for people displaced by the drought, in Mogadishu, the capital. The water is being distributed by troops from AMISOM (the African Union Mission in Somalia) from their base supplies. AMISOM was established by the United Nations to support peace, stability and the safe delivery of humanitarian aid in the country. UNICEF works on all sides of the long-running conflict.
© UNICEF/NYHQ2011-1204/Kate Holt
Somalia, 24 July, 2011 - Children and women queue for a food distribution, in the Badbado camp in Mogadishu, the capital. The camp, established three weeks ago, shelters almost 30,000 people who have been displaced from rural areas more affected by the drought.
© UNICEF/NYHQ2011-1188/Kate Holt
Kenya, 15 July, 2011 - Two children wait for nutrition screenings at a UNICEF-assisted health centre near the town of Lodwar, capital of Turkana District, in Rift Valley Province. In this predominantly pastoralist region, many families are selling their livestock to buy increasingly expensive food.
© UNICEF/NYHQ2011-1115/Kate Holt
Kenya, 14 July, 2011 - A severely malnourished baby lies in the paediatric unit at the District Hospital in Lodwar, capital of Turkana District, in Rift Valley Province. In this predominantly pastoralist region, many families are selling their livestock to buy increasingly expensive food.
© UNICEF/NYHQ2011-1032/Kate Holt
Kenya, 9 July, 2011 - Somali women and children stand outside temporary tents provided by UNHCR (the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) in the Dagahaley refugee camp in North Eastern Province, near the Kenya-Somalia border. Clothing and other items hang on small trees near several makeshift tents. The camp is among three that comprise the Dadaab camps, located near the town of Dadaab in Garissa District.
© UNICEF/NYHQ2011-1018/Kate Holt
Kenya. 7 July, 2011 - A Somali woman and a child wait to register for food and other aid in the Dagahaley refugee camp in North Eastern Province, near the Kenya-Somalia border. The camp is among three that comprise the Dadaab camps, located on the outskirts of the town of Dadaab in Garissa District.
On 10 August 2011, the crisis in the Horn of Africa – affecting primarily Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia and Djibouti – continues, with a worsening drought, rising food prices and ongoing conflict in Somalia. More than 12 million people are threatened by the region’s worst drought in 60 years. Somalia faces one of the world’s most severe food security crises as it continues to endure an extended humanitarian emergency, with tens of thousands fleeing into Kenya and Ethiopia.
© UNICEF/NYHQ2011-0997/Kate Holt