Despite Rains, Ethiopia Teeters on the Brink of Famine

Despite some rain during April and May, the food security situation is set to deteriorate as hunger reaches the fourth "emergency" level on a five-phase scale. The fifth level is famine.

  • East Africa:   Ethiopia's Food Aid Dwindling

    Deutsche Welle, 10 June 2017

    Ethiopia has warned that its supply of emergency food aid will be finished by next month. Nearly 16 million people need urgent assistance as drought continues to parch the breadth… Read more »

Acute malnutrition has risen sharply, and one quarter of Ethiopia’s districts are now officially classified as facing a nutrition crisis (file photo).


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