In times of crisis, a quick response is needed. CBM’s food assistance programs save countless lives when emergencies strike. Desperate families struggling to find nutritious food for their children receive much-needed supplies necessary for survival. Your special offering will provide food and other assistance in times of crisis and emergency, saving lives and helping people begin the longer journey of recovery and rebuilding.
One recent example is in South Sudan, a country embroiled in a brutal civil war. The burning and destruction of homes, farms and villages by armed groups has contributed to great food insecurity. It’s now estimated that one in four people in South Sudan are facing a hunger crisis and in dire need of food aid. Hundreds of thousands have been displaced and continue to live in refugee camps both inside and outside the country.