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Heavy Rain Complicates Life for Thousands of Displaced Ethiopians

Aid agencies say more than 800,000 people, displaced by violence in southern Ethiopia, are facing a humanitarian crisis as the rainy season sets in with inadequate shelter to protect them from cold, wet weather. Hundreds of thousands of people were forced to flee their homes last month when inter-communal clashes broke out in southern Ethiopia’s Gedeo and West Guji zones. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says people have walked for days to escape the fighting, with...

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