The Scottish authorities has introduced a £500,000 support package deal to assist international locations battling drought in east Africa.
4 charities – Christian Help, Mercy Corps, Sciaf and Tearfund – will break up the funding, receiving £125,000 every.
The charities can be tasked with giving out meals packages, enhancing water entry, coaching hygiene promoters and offering money transfers.
They are going to function in South Sudan, Kenya and Ethiopia because the area faces its driest situations in a long time.
Scotland’s worldwide growth minister Neil Grey mentioned: “This funding will help 4 important tasks making certain folks affected by the drought obtain mandatory meals provides and enhanced entry to wash water – an important measure in stopping waterborne ailments.
“The Scottish authorities is dedicated to fulfilling its position as a accountable and compassionate world citizen and this support from our Humanitarian Emergency Fund will present important assist to these in determined want.”