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1984: Extent of famine in Tigre shown

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 second of his reports, first broadcast 24 October 1984.

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