Climate Change

Drought-ravaged Ethiopia

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

 
By DTE Staff
Last Updated: Thursday 10 March 2016
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 n
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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