Conflict and drought have brought millions of people in East Africa to the brink of starvation in what is shaping up to be the most severe humanitarian crisis of our time.
A famine was just declared in South Sudan, which is also Africa's largest and fastest growing refugee crisis. Over 2,000 people are fleeing to Uganda each day to escape war and hunger.
Famine is the price of inaction. We are now in a fight against the clock to save the lives that have not yet been lost. The Trump administration's proposed budget cuts on foreign aid could not come at a worse time.