Groups urge Canada to step up aid as East Africa starves

Published on 19 July 2011

Aid organizations are calling on the Canadian government to step up its donations to drought-ravaged East Africa, as a cabinet minister prepares to go there. Canada must keep its promise to initiatives such as the World Food Program and the United Nations' refugee agency to help the millions of starving people in the region, said Kevin McCort, president and CEO of CARE Canada.

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