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May 30, 1988 | United Press International
President Mengistu Haile Mariam will allow the United Nations to expand its emergency operations in drought-stricken northern Ethiopia, a U.N. spokesman said Sunday. U.N. Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar, who was in Addis Ababa as a special guest of the Organization of African Unity, met with the Ethiopian leader Friday. There was no comment on the meeting until Sunday, shortly before Perez de Cuellar's departure. The U.N.
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August 1, 2000 | From Bloomberg News
The U.N. Security Council voted Monday to send as many as 100 military observers to Ethiopia and Eritrea as a first step toward a full-fledged peacekeeping operation in the rival Horn of Africa countries. Fighting broke out May 12 when Ethiopia launched an offensive into Eritrean territory. In Algiers in June, officials of the two governments agreed to a cease-fire.
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August 1, 2000 | From Bloomberg News
The U.N. Security Council voted Monday to send as many as 100 military observers to Ethiopia and Eritrea as a first step toward a full-fledged peacekeeping operation in the rival Horn of Africa countries. Fighting broke out May 12 when Ethiopia launched an offensive into Eritrean territory. In Algiers in June, officials of the two governments agreed to a cease-fire.
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January 31, 1992 | Reuters
The United Nations has started an airlift of food and medicine to 350,000 people in Ethiopia's eastern Ogaden region, U.N. officials said Thursday.
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January 31, 1992 | Reuters
The United Nations has started an airlift of food and medicine to 350,000 people in Ethiopia's eastern Ogaden region, U.N. officials said Thursday.
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April 20, 1988
Ethiopia said that U.N. aid workers can resume famine relief operations in the war-torn north but that more than 50 other Western workers remain barred from the region. The reversal, which affects only four relief workers, came after a U.N. envoy met with Ethiopian President Mengistu Haile Mariam to discuss the April 6 expulsions, which have crippled a massive emergency program to feed 3.2 million starving people in Eritrea and Tigre provinces.
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December 28, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
A U.N. agency appealed Wednesday for 700,000 tons of food to avert widespread starvation in northern Ethiopia, where as many as 4 million people are threatened by famine. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said its estimate was based on a recent crop survey, which found that serious drought had cut harvests by nearly 80% in Eritrea province and 50% in Eritrea's southern neighbor, Tigre.
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November 14, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
A U.N. official predicted Friday that thousands face death by starvation in the near future in drought-stricken northern Ethiopia, where Eritrean rebels, in their latest attack, reportedly killed 85 soldiers and destroyed 32 vehicles carrying military and relief supplies. Michael Priestley, U.N. resident coordinator for relief assistance, told a meeting of aid donors in Addis Ababa that they should make immediate pledges of supplies.
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December 28, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
A U.N. agency appealed Wednesday for 700,000 tons of food to avert widespread starvation in northern Ethiopia, where as many as 4 million people are threatened by famine. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said its estimate was based on a recent crop survey, which found that serious drought had cut harvests by nearly 80% in Eritrea province and 50% in Eritrea's southern neighbor, Tigre.
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May 30, 1988 | United Press International
President Mengistu Haile Mariam will allow the United Nations to expand its emergency operations in drought-stricken northern Ethiopia, a U.N. spokesman said Sunday. U.N. Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar, who was in Addis Ababa as a special guest of the Organization of African Unity, met with the Ethiopian leader Friday. There was no comment on the meeting until Sunday, shortly before Perez de Cuellar's departure. The U.N.
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April 20, 1988
Ethiopia said that U.N. aid workers can resume famine relief operations in the war-torn north but that more than 50 other Western workers remain barred from the region. The reversal, which affects only four relief workers, came after a U.N. envoy met with Ethiopian President Mengistu Haile Mariam to discuss the April 6 expulsions, which have crippled a massive emergency program to feed 3.2 million starving people in Eritrea and Tigre provinces.
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November 14, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
A U.N. official predicted Friday that thousands face death by starvation in the near future in drought-stricken northern Ethiopia, where Eritrean rebels, in their latest attack, reportedly killed 85 soldiers and destroyed 32 vehicles carrying military and relief supplies. Michael Priestley, U.N. resident coordinator for relief assistance, told a meeting of aid donors in Addis Ababa that they should make immediate pledges of supplies.
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