|June 23, 2008|
News like this feels familiar, yet distant. Words like famine and crisis describe the situation broadly, but it can be hard to personalize, to put faces to such things. Reuters photographer Radu Sigheti takes us on a brief, painful and intimate visit with the Mohamed family, as they experienced the loss of their young daughter Michu, due to malnutrition, earlier this month.
(8 photos total)
More links and information:
Concern launches Ethiopia aid appeal Irish Times 6/22
Ethiopia appeals for urgent aid after crop failure Guardian UK 6/13
Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders an international humanitarian aid organization that provides emergency medical assistance to populations in danger