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Emergency Food Aid Requested by Ethiopia

<i> Reuters</i>

The government of Ethiopia appealed Tuesday for 1.28 million metric tons of emergency food relief in 1992 for 7.4 million famine-hit people.

Simon Mechale, relief and rehabilitation commissioner, told representatives of U.N. agencies and Western donor countries that the crop yield in 1991 was too low to meet the impoverished country’s needs.


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