U.S. To Provide Additional $91M In Food, Medical Aid To Ethiopia, USAID Administrator Says After Meeting With Nation’s Prime Minister

Reuters: U.S. gives a further $91 million in food aid to drought-hit Ethiopia
“The United States will give a further $91 million in food aid to Ethiopia to avert famine in the southeast, U.S. aid chief Mark Green said on Thursday, as he urged the government to open up political dialogue to all sides after deadly protests last year…” (8/31).

Washington Post: United States to give Ethiopia $91 million in drought aid for food and medicine
“…The extra funding brings U.S. aid for food and medical care in Ethiopia to $454 million this year, said Mark Green, the new administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development. … Green announced the additional aid after he met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn…” (Morello, 8/31).

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