The U.S. Agency for International Development announced today it has
Relief Services to direct a group of six agencies to deliver 88 metric tons of
emergency food aid to more than a million people suffering severe food
shortages in Afar, Amhara, Oromiya, Somali, Southern Nations, Nationalities and
Peoples, and Tigray Regions and the Dire Dawa administrative council.
The development agency delivered 65 million metric tons of cereals,
pulses and other food aid to 2 million people through the World Food Program
last month, bringing the total in the last five months to $100 million in U.S. food
aid to Ethiopia.