FIFA donates $1million for Somalia relief
â€śApproximately one-third of the donation will be used to finance the purchase and transportation of food, representing standard food rations for 25,000 families â€¦ over a period of one month,â€ť FIFA said in a statement.
Malnourished and dehydrated 3-year old Sadir Ali cries in a crowded ward in Banadir Hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia. Somalia is gripped by a devastating drought and famine that has already killed tens of thousands and leaving many more, particularly young children and babies, in desperate need of emergency life-saving humanitarian assistance from the outside world. AFP PHOTO/AU-UN
â€śThe remaining two-thirds will support all ICRC activities in the country,â€ť it added.
The United Nations has declared a famine in the five worst-affected regions of Somalia including the capital Mogadishu â€” where up to 100,000 Somalis have fled to in recent weeks amid the regionâ€™s worst drought in decades\