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Food Crisis Looming in Ethiopia After Worst Drought in 50 Years

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  • Millions face hunger this year after rains fail, livestock die
  • Ethiopia buying record amounts of wheat to deliver food aid

Tekle Birhan clutched her malnourished infant son as she waited to get a food supplement and treatment at an Ethiopian health clinic in early December. It was their third trip in as many months to the facility, located about an hour’s walk from her family farm that has seen almost no rain since July.

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