The Somali region, where VSF-Suisse operates a field office, is on e of the parts of Ethiopia most affected by the drought. According to the UN, 6.8 million people in Ethiopia are directly affected by the drought, including 2.3 million in the Somali region alone.
On the occasion of World Food Day, the Sufosec Alliance, a coalition of six Swiss NGOs, is publishing its first report on the food situation in 16 countries of the Global South.
Usually, pet care is not a part of the mission of the VSF International network. However, the urgency and exceptional nature of the situation cannot leave us indifferent and compels us to act in our capacity of veterinarians.
Healthy Animals - Healthy People - Healthy EnvironmentWe improve the well-being and resilience of vulnerable populations by promoting the health and productivity of their livestock within a sustainable environment.
What we do
VSF-Suisse fights hunger and poverty in eight countries in East and West Africa. We work especially for and with people who depend on animals for their livelihood. Our actions lead to improved nutrition and food security. Additionally, they generate income that gives people improved access to health services and education and thus offer ways out of poverty.
Resilience and livelihoods
Natural resource management
Nutrition-sensitive livestock interventions
Disaster Risk Reduction
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