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East Africa Famine: How to Help

Updated on August 15, 2011.
More than 11 million people are in need of aid in drought-stricken East Africa, and more than 800,000 children could die from starvation, the U.N. says.

View a slide show of the harrowing conditions Somalis face to find food below, and a complete list of ways to help, via InterAction:

Donation phone: 800-521-2273

Oxfam America
Donation phone: 800-776-9326

Donation phone: 800-4UNICEF
Text “FOOD” to UNICEF (864233) to donate $10

Mercy Corps
Donation phone :800-852-2100

Doctors Without Borders
Donation phone: 888-392-0392

International Medical Corps
Donation phone : 800-481-4462
Text “AFRICA” to 80888 to give $10

International Rescue Committee
Donation Phone : 877-REFUGEE (877-733-8433 )

Save the Children
Donation Phone : 800-728-3843
Text “SURVIVE” to 20222 to donate $10

Donation Phone: 202-296-1115

World Vision
Donation Phone: 888-56-CHILD (24453)
Text “4AFRICA” to 20222 to donate $10

Catholic Relief Services
Donation phone :800-736-3467

Islamic Relief USA
Donation Phone: 888-479-4968

Action Against Hunger
Donation Phone: 877-777-1420

Donation phone : 202-835-1240

Relief International
Donation phone : 800-573-3332

The PBS NewsHour does not certify the fund allocations of the charities listed here or intend this list as an endorsement of their work. This is intended as a tool to help those interested in contributing to relief efforts start their research.

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