USAID Extends Humanitarian Assistance to Ethiopia

The U.S. Agency for International Development has committed

to help more than 6.2 million people affected by severe droughts in Ethiopia. Of the sum, USD50 million will be given to the U.N. World Food Program while USD25 million will be channeled through nonprofits that include Catholic Relief Services, World Vision and Care.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.