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Defying censorship, hunger stories emerge from Ethiopia

1 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)by Christabel Ligami, http://www.equaltimes.org
 

During my recent visit to Addis Ababa, one thing caught my eyes: the increased number of people on the streets begging for food and money. This is not the same Ethiopian capital I visited last year. It is very different due to a severe drought, and the government is trying hard to keep word from getting out.
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UN warns of Ethiopia’s worsening hunger crisis, as 10m people are at risk food aid not reaching the hungry.Silently everyone realizes TPLF number is static by design!

8 Mar

Editor’s Note:

    On March 7, 2016, the United Nation put on record:

      “Delayed and incomplete food assistance, as well as limited access to water and sanitation services in drought-affected areas are increasing the risk of communicable diseases.”

     

      The United States Aid for International Development (USAID), Ethiopia’s largest relief aid provider observes:
       
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Living dirt poor in the midst of glamour in Ethiopia                                                        – Addis Standard

11 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Kalkidan Yibeltal
 
The latest report assessing Ethiopia’s progress in meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) released in October 2015 commended Ethiopia for being on track to attain five of the eight targets while achieving its target of reducing child mortality by two thirds ahead of time.
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The hunger crisis fast worsens in Ethiopia! Livestocks perish & emaciated humans dying: UN Says without fast action figure could rise to 15m – above Syrian terror & war victim population!

3 Oct

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Addis Ababa (AFP) – The number of hungry Ethiopians needing food aid has risen sharply due to poor rains and the El Nino weather phenomenon with around 7.5 million people now in need, aid officials said Friday.
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Ethiopia in drought & famine: The United Nations is saying “A greater disaster is occurring”!

29 Sep

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

The following is taken from the report of the United Nations Coordination Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance (OCHA):

    The food and nutritional situation is deteriorating rapidly. During the third quarter of 2015, WPF assisted some 374,000 moderately malnourished children under-5 and pregnant and breastfeeding women (MAM) with targeted supplementary feeding. This was 54 per cent higher compared to the same time last year. In the last quarter of 2015, more than 700,000 MAM cases are expected to need assistance, twice the number of cases seen the same time last year.
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