Ethiopia on the Verge of Major Famine

U.N. warns of major famine in Ethiopia; says children among the worst-affected.

Millions at Risk in Ethiopia

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The WFP has estimated that due to the world-wide increase in food prices, it will only be able to afford 60 percent of the food than it had budgeted for. Eight million Ethiopians regularly receive assistance from the WFP, but this year an additional 3.4 million will need food relief from July to September.

A malnourished baby receives treatment at a stabilization center run by MSF in Shashemene, Oromiya region in this May 24, 2008 picture. (Reuters)

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