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03 Oct 2000 description

Baltimore, Oct 3, 2000 -- Lutheran World Relief's board, meeting in regular session here September 28-29, reviewed $9 million worth of new projects and helped shape future plans. Projects before the group included efforts to relieve the food crisis in the Horn of Africa, especially a major food-for-work and seeds program in Southern Sudan.

18 May 2000 description

Baltimore, May 18, 2000 -- Weather, logistics and war are delaying food deliveries in Ethiopia at present. Lutheran World Relief partners there report that rain is slowing aid cargoes bound for the southeast, the area worst affected by the food crisis. Recent rains have even caused flooding in some districts of that drought-stricken region.