Gov’t providing food aid for 4.5 mln people affected by rainfall shortage
The government of Ethiopia said it is providing to support to 4.5 million people who are in need of food aid due to belg and summer rainfall irregularities.
The government allocated 700 million birr for urgent response besides the additional budget earmarked by the regional states, Agriculture State Minister, Mitiku Kassa, told FBC.
The government has so far distributed 15,000 metric tons of maize, 150,000 quintals of wheat and 5,000 quintals of nutritious foods to the needy from its reserve, he said.
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