Ethiopia Will Need Aid for 4.57 Million Because of Drought, Minister Says

Published on 11 July 2011

The number of Ethiopians in need of humanitarian assistance has risen to 4.57 million, 40 percent more than estimated in April, said State Minister for Agriculture Mitiku Kassa. (..) Ethiopia is one of five countries suffering from the drought that is affecting as many as 10 million people, the United Nations World Food Programme said last week.

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