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HOW BAD IS THE DROUGHT IN ETHIOPIA?

Alarm bells are ringing for a food emergency in Ethiopia. The UN says 15 million people will need help over the coming months. The government, wary of stigma and therefore hesitant to ask for help, has nevertheless said more than eight million Ethiopians need food assistance. Extra imports to stem …

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Press Release: U.S. ANNOUNCES $97 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE FOR ETHIOPIA

For Immediate Release Tuesday, November 10, 2015 USAID Press Office Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: USAIDPressOfficers@usaid.gov | Twitter: @USAIDPress WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced it is providing nearly $97 million in additional food assistance to assist vulnerable populations in Ethiopia, including those severely affected by the impacts …

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Ethiopian government distributes food to hungry people in north and northeastern parts of Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s government has started distributing rations of wheat and oil to people facing hunger in the north and northeastern parts of the country. Mitiku Kassa, secretary of the Ethiopian Disaster Prevention and Preparedness Committee, told the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate Wednesday that they are now …

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