Massive US Humanitarian Aid to Ethiopia and Somalia

 Source:, The National Interest published on 28 July 2022 an article titled “USAID Rushes Aid to Drought-Stricken Horn of Africa” by Trevor Filseth.  

USAID announced it is sending $488 million in humanitarian aid to Ethiopia to respond to the country’s four-year drought that is impacting 7.4 million people.  This announcement follows a similar $476 million humanitarian aid package for Somalia.  Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has exacerbated the food deficit situation in the Horn of Africa.

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