Ethiopia Prime Minister Desalegn appeals for emergency food aid

Ethiopia is calling on the international community to donate more toward emergency food aid for millions of people, amid a raging drought.Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said his country was deserving of more support because of the 750,000 refugees from other countries it was sheltering. Aid agencies and the Ethiopian government say more than 10 million Ethiopians need urgent food aid and more than 1.4 billion U.S. dollars is needed to deal with the crisis, with only half of that secured so far.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *