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28 Mar 2022

Ethiopia on the brink of worst famine in decades

Africa Correspondent

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is not only creating a huge humanitarian crisis there, but it is putting severe strain on world food supplies.

Now another huge humanitarian crisis is hitting the Horn of Africa, affecting 20 million people.

Jamal Osman has been to the Somali region of Ethiopia, where three consecutive failed rainy seasons have led to ruined harvests, the death of livestock and now extreme hunger – threatening the worst famine there in four decades.

Warning: this report contains distressing images.