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Climate Disaster Hammers Ethiopia

Climate disaster in Ethiopia
According to the World Bank, Ethiopia is the fastest growing economy in the world … for years to come. With its just US $3 billion export economy, the country has been unable to afford US $500 million needed for emergency food aid to feed its 7.8 million starved people. Climate disaster doesn’t give a hoot about World Bank propaganda. (Photo: Eva-Lotta Jansson / Oxfam America)

By Thomas C Mountain,

This year the rains failed in southern Ethiopia and some 25% of a country of 90 million people are facing acute food shortages in the coming months. This climate disaster, brought on mainly by western  industries damage to the environment, has left the Ethiopian government quietly begging the international community for a preliminary food aid package worth $500 million, desperately need to start feeding over 7 million people. Continue reading Climate Disaster Hammers Ethiopia

አብ ኢትዮጵያ ሓገዝ እኽሊ ብሕጹጽ ዘድልዮም ኢትዮጵያዊያን ቁጽሮም ካብ ዝተገመቶ ንላዕሊ ከምዝወሰኸ ተገሊጹ

ብጥምዬት ዝተጠቕኡ ኢትዮጵያዊያን ቁጽሮም ካብቲ ኣቐዲሙ ዝተገመተ 4.6 ሚሊዮን ንላዕሊ ኣዝዩ ከምዝወሰኸ አብ ኢትዮጵያ አተሓባብሪ ሰብአዊ ጉዳያት ሕቡራት ሃገራት አፍሊጡ።

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ገዝ እኽሊ ብሕጹጽ ዘድልዮም ኢትዮጵያዊያን ቁጽሮም ካብ ዝተገመቶ ንላዕሊ ከምዝወሰኸ አብ ኢትዮጵያ አተሓባብሪ ሰብአዊ ጉዳያት ሕቡራት ሃገራት አፍሊጡ። መንግስቲ ኢትዮጵያ’ውን ሓገዝ ለገስቲ ከምዘድልዮ ገሊጹ’ሎ ነቲ ኩነታት ንምግምጋም ስሉጥ ዳሕሰስቲ ጉጅለታት ከምዝተመስረቱ ሓቢሩ’ሎ።

አብቲ ዳሕሳስ ዝተሓቆፉ ገለ ክፍልታት ክልላት አፋር፡ አምሓራ፡ኦሮምያ፡ ደቡብ ብሄር ብሄረሰባት፡ክልል ሶማሌ፡ ደቡብን ደቡባዊ ምብራቅ ክሊ ትግራይን ምዃኑ ተፈሊጡ’ሎ። Continue reading አብ ኢትዮጵያ ሓገዝ እኽሊ ብሕጹጽ ዘድልዮም ኢትዮጵያዊያን ቁጽሮም ካብ ዝተገመቶ ንላዕሊ ከምዝወሰኸ ተገሊጹ

Ethiopia Appeals Urgent Food Aid to Feed 10 Million People

Green Famine. A boy shivers in a short burst of much-needed rain as villagers carry sacks of maize received from the Red Cross in the Wolayta region of southern Ethiopia. (Photograph: Radu Sigheti/Reuters)

By Martin Geissler | ITN News,

Hunger is once again threatening vast swathes of Africa because of drought and high food prices. The United Nations has estimated that 14 million are at risk and at the heart of the looming catastrophe is Ethiopia, where over 10 million are in need of emergency food aid.

Ethiopia has appealed for $325m (£167m) in food and other humanitarian aid after drought and crop failure more than doubled the number of people needing emergency assistance to 4.6 million. Continue reading Ethiopia Appeals Urgent Food Aid to Feed 10 Million People