info 07.25.11

How to Help Somalia
Flickr Pool Picks

Drought in Somalia, compounded by the internecine conflict, has created famine and suffering beyond imagining. Relief efforts are severely constrained by the unrest, but money is still desperately needed—$1.6 billion, according to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

It's the worst drought to hit the region in 60 years—over 11 million in the Horn of Africa need food assistance, including two million children who are facing starvation. Here are some organizations where you can donate:

American Refugee Committee

Doctors Without Borders


International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

International Rescue Committee

Mercy Corps

Save the Children


World Food Programme

World Vision

Click for full image:

Times Square

recent entries

MUG Exits


The Department of Records

See all articles in INFO

Get a daily dose of MUG
right in your Inbox.