'Green drought' hides hunger in Ethiopia

Published on 18 August 2011

Images of Ethiopia's leafy, green vegetation may not match everyone's idea of what a drought should look like but this is the other face of the catastrophe affecting millions in the region.(..)The World Food Program (WFP) says it is assisting 3.7 million people in Ethiopia, mostly affected by drought, with up to 15 million people affected in the Horn of Africa as a whole. But the needs are very different region to region says Natasha Scripture from the WFP in Ethiopia.

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