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Religious bodies have boosted efforts to provide families fleeing famine and drought in the Horn of Africa with vitally needed anti-malaria provisions.
An NGO supported by Mennonites has made a significant contribution to the Lutheran church's work at refugee camps serving the Horn of Africa.
The World Council of Churches' Executive Committee, meeting in Addis Ababa, have seen directly the impact of the regional humanitarian crisis.
The BBC World Service has launched special radio broadcasts to serve the Somali-speaking population affected by famine and drought in the Horn of Africa.
The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has expressed alarm at the blocking and hindering of food supplies in famine-struck Somalia.
Religious leaders are exploring short and long term strategies for communities to end reliance on food aid in Africa, in the wake of the current crisis.
Catholic bishops in Kenya told people to eat genetically modified foods to check starvation amidst a catastrophic drought in the Horn of Africa.
Christian and other relief agencies providing aid to millions of people facing drought in Somalia face security issues in the war-torn country.
The British public has contributed £42 million to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for more than 10 million people in East Africa.
The African Union envoy to Somalia, Jerry Rawlings, has made an emotional appeal to the world to provide emergency aid to the famine-hit region.