UN 'Runs Out of Aid for Ethiopia'

Published on 17 June 2009

The UN has warned that it has run out of food to provide for nine million Ethiopians who rely on its assistance. (..)The UN World Food Programme says breast-feeding mothers, children and refugees will be among those worst hit. It warns after it hands out final rations this month there will be no further deliveries until September or October. (..) "We have a small refugee population here and their ration is being cut by half beginning this month. We run out of food and people will be very hungry," WFP's Barry Came told the BBC.

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