While Better Prepared To Address Food Insecurity, Ethiopian Government Admits Need For Assistance Amid Multiple Humanitarian Crises Worldwide

Foreign Affairs: The Curse of Ethiopia’s Success
“…In short, Ethiopia’s ability and means for providing emergency relief has changed beyond recognition since 1984. … But there are limits to what Ethiopia can prepare for. … And so, in October 2015, Addis Ababa acknowledged that it needed help and asked for international partners to help it provide food assistance. … Herein lies a major challenge for Ethiopia: The country is competing for international funds with other grave humanitarian disasters, such as the wars in Syria and Yemen and the international migrant emergency…” (Jeffrey, 3/22).

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