Following an open editorial by a range of faith leaders and partners published on 22 May, the World Council of Churches now shares a video message of faith leaders giving testimony to the importance of taking action to end famine, through politics, through faith, and as a global community of fellow human beings.

Stressing that not nearly enough is being done to save the lives of the 20 million people who face famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria, and the 1.4 million children who are at imminent risk of death unless aid reaches them immediately, the message calls for strong political action now.

Video: Faith leaders’ message to G7

G7 must address famine – Message from faith leaders to the G7 meeting in Sicily, 2017 (also available in French, German, Spanish, Italian and Japanese)

Call to action: Global Day of Prayer to End Famine