Implications of Famine for East Africa

Speakers:
Jendayi Frazer Adjunct Senior Fellow for Africa Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
EJ Hogendoorn Project Director, Horn of Africa, International Crisis Group
Presider:
Reed Kramer CEO and Cofounder, AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com)
Description

The worst drought in decades has left millions of East Africans facing famine, compounding an already difficult and complex political and security situation in the Horn of Africa and beyond. Join Jendayi Frazer and EJ Hogendoorn to discuss the short- and long-term challenges for regional governments, international institutions, and the United States in responding to concerns in the region.

**For further information on the region, please visit CFR's Interactive Map: Horn of Africa, by clicking the following link: http://www.cfr.org/human-rights/interactive-map-horn-africa/p13389**

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