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Urgent food aid needed in Ethiopia

The Ethiopian government is expected to confirm later that it needs emergency food aid for 6.2 million people.

The country's suffering from the impact of prolonged drought and erratic rains. Ethiopia's been hit by the food crisis affecting a large part of East Africa.

Mike Wooldridge reports.


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