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17 Jul 2003 description
report AmeriCares

New Canaan, CT [July 17, 2003] - AmeriCares is preparing two air shipments of emergency aid for August delivery to southern Ethiopia in response to crop failures that have left 12.5 million people vulnerable to starvation.

13 May 2003 description
report AmeriCares

A second in a series of three AmeriCares food aid shipments have arrived in Ethiopia. The aid, which consists of 80,000 pounds of corn soy blend, will be distributed to communities most vulnerable to famine in the southern region of the country. A third shipment will arrive in late-May.
Ethiopia has suffered severe drought and poor harvest, resulting in massive food shortages and famine. Officials report that 12.5 million people are at risk of starvation.

05 Dec 2002 description
report AmeriCares

New Canaan, CT [December 5, 2002] AmeriCares has issued an appeal for funds to support an initiative to alleviate a medical and food crisis that endangers huge segments of the population in Africa.

26 Sep 2000 description
report AmeriCares

The largest medical donation into the Somali region will address desperate healthcare conditions.