5 Points That Explain What's Going On In East Africa Right Now
1. There's a massive famine happening in East Africa right now. It means 20 million people in four countries are at risk of starvation and famine, the UN humanitarian chief has said.
2. It's been described as the largest humanitarian crisis the world as faced since the end of the Second World Wars in 1945.
3. Civil war in Somalia is making finding a solution to the famine worse. In Kenya, the government has declared a national emergency.
4. People are doing their bit to help. These celebrities have raised over $1.7m to fly in food and aid via their GoFundMe page. Tap here to support them.
5. You can help. The DEC (Disasters Emergency Committee) have launched an appeal. It's pretty easy to see what your donation will do to help. Tap here to go to the DEC's website.