Ethiopia warns emergency drought aid to run out next month

by Elias Meseret

Ader Ali Yusuf, center, a mother of 12 who was displaced from her village due to the ongoing drought in Ethiopia, sits among a group of women as an international delegation visits the Warder town of Ethiopia’s drought stricken area near the border with Somalia. (AP Photo/Elias Meseret )

Ethiopia’s government is warning it will run out of emergency food aid starting next month as the number of drought victims in the East African country has reached 7.8 million.