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1984: Extent of Ethiopia famine revealed

Twenty-five years ago Michael Buerk's harrowing and moving reports for BBC News on the famine in Ethiopia sparked an international reaction which led to millions of pounds being raised for aid to be sent to the region.

This is the first of his original reports, first broadcast 23 October 1984.

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