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Food Aid For 7.8M People In Ethiopia Set To Run Out This Month; U.N. IOM Launches $60M Appeal For East, Horn Of Africa

Reuters: Ethiopia, humanitarian groups say food aid for 7.8 mln to run out
“Ethiopia will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people hit by severe drought by the end of this month, the government and humanitarian groups said. … Donors, international aid groups, and the government say existing food aid for the current 7.8 million will run out as funds are critically short this year with Ethiopia receiving slightly more than half of the $930 million to meet requirements until July…” (Maasho, 6/10).

U.N. News Centre: U.N. migration agency launches $60 million appeal for drought-hit East, Horn of Africa
“The United Nations migration agency [Friday] appealed for some $60 million to aid an estimated 16 million people suffering from the worst drought in decades in East and Horn of Africa. … Through the appeal, IOM said that it intends to target two million of the most vulnerable drought-affected people through December of this year in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia…” (6/9).

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