Drought-ravaged Ethiopia

Friday 19 February 2016

El Niño has caused massive crop failure, reduced livestock and pushed millions of people in Ethiopia into food insecurity


                    The drought has caused the worst food crisis in Ethiopia in 30 years. Crop reserves are depleted, leaving farmers vulnerable without any means of production for the upcoming planting season that started in January. Malnutrition rates have soared and the number of admissions for severe acute malnutrition among children is now the highest ever reported
Credit: Oxfam
The drought has caused the worst food crisis in Ethiopia in 30 years. Crop reserves are depleted, leaving farmers vulnerable without any means of production for the upcoming planting season that started in January. Malnutrition rates have soared and the number of admissions for severe acute malnutrition among children is now the highest ever reported Credit: Oxfam

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