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US Gives Ethiopia $137m to Feed Drought Victims

Aid used to feed millions drought victims in Ethiopia
USAID said, the $137 million in humanitarian assistance is used to feed three million starving people out of an estimated 7.8 million throughout Ethiopia.

BY ESAT NEWS

The Trump administration announced more than $169 million in humanitarian assistance to Ethiopia and Kenya to support people affected by prolonged severe drought.

Ethiopian regime officials have been saying that they would use available local resources and funds meant for development projects if the international community did not step in to help the drought affected people. Continue reading US Gives Ethiopia $137m to Feed Drought Victims

Kenya Declares Drought a National Disaster

President Uhuru Kenyatta declares the drought that affected as much as half the country as a national disaster and appealed for local and international help.

By TesfaNews,

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday declared the drought, which has affected as much as half the country, a national disaster and appealed for international aid.

He said his government would increase food handouts to the the most affected communities to counter the effect. The Kenya Red Cross has estimated around 2.7 million people are going to face starvation if more help is not provided. Continue reading Kenya Declares Drought a National Disaster