Chinese Government decides to provide emergency grain aid to Ethiopia, Kenya and Djibouti

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from Government of the People's Republic of China
Published on 29 Jul 2011 View Original

Currently, a worst drought once in 60 years hit Northeast Africa and has caused a serious food crisis, and about 11 million people are threatened by starvation. Among the disaster-hit areas, Ethiopia, Kenya and Djibouti are the hardest-hit countries. In order to help the three countries to overcome current hardship, the Chinese government has decided to provide emergency grain aid to them, and will ship the grain to the three countries as soon as possible.