Members of the EAA are raising the alarm and serious concern over the unprecedented situation where drought and famine are threatening East Africa, Northern Nigeria, and Yemen

10 March 2017 – EAA Members Press Statement

‘We call on the international community not to delay the urgent humanitarian response that is needed to avert catastrophe in East Africa, Northern Nigeria, and Yemen. The consequences of inaction are unthinkable. Our networks of humanitarian agencies are delivering lifesaving aid across the countries where people are facing starvation. We are scaling up our efforts to raise further funds in order to reach more communities and people affected by this crisis. Donations will help our NGO members to provide the urgent humanitarian aid needed to prevent further unnecessary suffering and loss of life.’

Shelly Sandall, President, AGIRE (Italy)
Manuela Rossbach, CEO, Aktion Deutschland Hilft (Germany)
Erik Todts, Director, Consortium 12-12 (Belgium)
Saleh Saeed, Chief Executive, Disasters Emergency Committee (United Kingdom)
Richard Morgan, Executive Director, Humanitarian Coalition (Canada)
Nobuhisa Iida, Secretary General, Japan Platform
Michael Opriesnig, Head of the Board, Nachbar in Not (Austria)
Per Byman, Executive Director, The Radiohjälpen Foundation (Sweden)
Arie de Kluijver, Coordinator, Giro 555 (Netherlands)
Catherine Baud-Lavigne, Deputy Managing Director, Swiss Solidarity

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