NAIROBI, Kenya — The United Nations World Food Program said Friday that it is temporarily suspending food aid to Ethiopia because its supplies are being diverted, an announcement that came a day after the United States Agency for International Development said it was doing the same.
“Food diversion is absolutely unacceptable, and we welcome the government of Ethiopia’s commitment to investigate and hold accountable those responsible,” WFP Executive Director Cindy McCain said. he program’s head office in Rome declined further comment when contacted by The Associated Press.
Some 20 million Ethiopians rely on food aid because of drought and conflict, out […]
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