Ministry of Foreign Affairs: China will provide 90 million yuan to African to deal with famine

Foreign Ministry spokesman Mao Zhaoxu said that Chinese government will provide 90 million yuan of emergency food aid to famine affected countries in Africa.

Recently, it is learned that the Horn of Africa region experienced the most serious drought in 60 years, and caused famine. Currently, a number of countries and international organizations have announced emergency aid to these countries.

Ma said that the Horn of Africa region broke out famine in a large area due to severe drought, which is deeply concerned by China. China expressed the sympathy to the affected people. So, the Chinese government decided to provide emergency food assistance to help affected people to overcome the difficulties.

Source: Beijing News

Translated and edited by Ma Xin

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