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Floods Following Drought Worsen Ethiopian Hunger

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Out of the frying pan into the fire. It was failed rains and now flooding to worsen Ethiopia’s hunger crisis. Flash floods complicates delivery of food aid to the 10.2 million starved Ethiopians.


Stuck on a track in eastern Ethiopia, trucks carrying food for the starving are forced to turn back. After one of the worst droughts for decades, the rains have finally arrived, but now only add to the complication of the delivery of food aid.

Flash floods have effectively transformed dry dirt tracks into impassable quagmires, adding to the woes of the victims in remote areas, some of whom have received no help for weeks. Continue reading Floods Following Drought Worsen Ethiopian Hunger