The Face of Famine: Ethiopia, 1984

Title

The Face of Famine: Ethiopia, 1984

Description

British reporter Michael Buerk holds a starving Ethiopian infant. At least 400,000 people died of starvation during the famine of 1983-85. News coverage was instrumental in spurring international relief efforts.

Creator

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) News

Publisher

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) News

Date

23 October 1984

Contributor

Adam Cook

Format

Still image

Type

Still image

Coverage

1900-1999

Files

Omeka primary doc.pdf

Citation

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) News , “The Face of Famine: Ethiopia, 1984,” Disaster History Archive, accessed October 23, 2021, http://disasterhistoryarchive.cynthiakierner.org/items/show/44.

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