Wrote by Daud Abdi Daud
Africa is still suffering the affects of global warming which causes Africa to be the poorest region in the world and looked as continent the most vulnerable to the impacts of projected changes due to widespread poverty limits and adaptation capabilities.
In fact, so as to draw a close measurable image about where the current food crisis is exactly exist as emergency in order to boost the desperate voice from entire African community most of who are living in fear from the continental food security crisis or in situations of need. Below you can see and read by countries scarcity in across Africa.
Although, the United Nations declared that Famine outcomes no longer existed in Southern Somalia the people’s call for help is still remaining in parts of Somalia and Somalis are still at risk due to lack of proper humanitarian action for security reasons. In addition to that, Somalia government and AMISOM are continuing sporadic fighting to defeat Al-shabab, an Al-Qaeda linked group in the most of south and central Somalia.
Hundreds of people are continuing to die in across Nigeria in a daily basis due to famine most of them are women and children. There is no adequate humanitarian assistance from aid agencies because of fear from Boko Haram in certain parts of Nigeria and people are still continuing to flee to the border areas looking for help.
Although food crisis is exist in parts of the country the current common situation in Mozambique is 50=50 the people of Mozambique started to speak loudly to push their authority to hear the voice from across Africa towards famine in order to set up good steps to avert drastic famine like Somalia or Nigeria in which could happen on the coming season.
Central African Republic (CAR)
Thousands of people, who have returned to their homes in areas close to Ndélé, in northern Central African Republic’s (CAR) Bamingui-Bangoran region, after years of displacement, are living in difficult conditions as the security situation is still precarious.
The people of CAR are similar to Somalia people as they are without basic health, water, sanitation, shelter and proper food.
Mali and Burkina faso
At least 20,000 Malian refugees who are now in Burkina Faso are in situation of need from the humanitarian agencies globally though There are near by 1, 000 of people arriving yet and aiming to cross the border while the relief efforts is very weak in generally.
As a result of failed rains and widespread drought, Mali lost 11.8% of total cereal output between the years 2010 to 2011. While in Burkina Faso it is estimated that 41.47% of the country will face severe food insecurity.
The Burkina faso, Minister of Communications honorable Alain Traore stated that his government needs more support in order to help the Malian refugees in Burkina faso, the most urgent of these refugees is shelter, food and clean water the minster said.
A near by 4.7million people of South-Sudan are at risk due to erratic rains and worsening food crisis currently. If the inter-ethnic violence continues to cause major population displacement and food prices keeping to raising thousands of people will be severely affected by chronic starvation.
In addition to that a statement from both the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) said that in South Sudan’s first year of statehood, half the population of about nine million people could face hunger.
However, there are another African people who are still suffering the impacts from the horn of Africa drought such as Kenya, Djibouti and Ethiopia communities. Its clear that many other African people are at risk, as the government of Niger believe that more than half of the nation’s villages are now running out of basic food.
Despite Africa suffered climatic changes it seems that its leadership is doing nothing trustable efforts with no meaningful solution and even not mobilizing the ordinary society to wake up in order to create joint space for challenge, unless to wait for the drastic impacts from the hunger crisis ahead in across Africa.
Gradually, African government’s needs to support the local level attempts to build resilience, the national planning strategies could deliberately addressing community success with no more impairment average to avert the climate change problems.
Finally, I have to say “African’s time is not waiting for you; you have to think and move carefully to avert chronic despair over you”.