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Ethiopia appeals for food aid

first_imgEthiopia’s need for food aid risesEthiopia’s government is calling for international assistance to help feed 8.2 million people after erratic rains devastated crop harvests.Climatic shocks are common in Ethiopia and often cause poor or failed harvests that lead to acute food shortages.Mitiku Kassa, secretary of the Ethiopian Disaster Prevention and Preparedness Committee, said the government has allocated $192m for food and other aid and is appealing for $596m in aid from the international community for the remainder of 2015.John Aylieff, an official in Ethiopia with the UN’s World Food Program, described the situation as “incredibly serious,” saying Ethiopia needs the international community to weigh in to contain the worst effects of El Nino conditions.last_img

Batesville Middle School Football Equipment Pickup Times

first_imgBatesville Middle School equipment hand out will be Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at the old Batesville Middle School gym.8th graders at 6:00 pm and 7th graders at 6:30 pm. Parents are asked to bring completed physicals for their player.The first practice will be Monday, August 3, 2015.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Clay Kellerman.last_img