LWR President Kathryn Wolford, CRS Executive Director Ken Hackett and Africare President Julius Coles are traveling to hard-hit areas of the country as well as meeting with Ethiopia's president, church leaders, aid officials and the U.S. ambassador. Ethiopia's Lutheran, Catholic and Orthodox churches and aid agencies collaborate closely in hunger relief work.
The delegation will report on their findings at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on March 18, 2003. They will urge that existing needs in Africa not be forgotten at this time. LWR and CRS are based in Baltimore. Africare is based in Washington, D.C.