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COVID_19: CRS Ethiopia | by Caritas Internationalis
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COVID_19: CRS Ethiopia

A contract worker prepares to load the truck with food aid by washing his hands before he starts loading.

 

The COVID-19 Pandemic has hit Ethiopian farmers at a time when they were already grappling with the worst locust plague in the past 25 years as well as the cyclical draughts and floods that are threatening their livelihoods. CRS Development Food Assistance (DFSA) and the Joint Emergency Operation (JEOP) are distributing food aid in response to this compounding crisis. CRS has initiated COVID-19 responses in 9 to the 10 regions of Ethiopia. Moving 44,000 Mts of food.

 

Photo by Joshua Smith for Catholic Relief Services

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Taken on May 15, 2019