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Window to the World: Ethiopia

Year 7 Integrated

Finding Resources in Oliver

Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies.  Search the Bennies catalogue Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.

Google Earth

Google Earths a geobrowser that accesses satellite and aerial imagery, ocean bathymetry, and other geographic data over the internet to represent the Earth as a three-dimensional globe.

BBC Country Profile- Ethiopia

    

Ethiopia is Africa's oldest independent country and its second largest in terms of population. Apart from a five-year occupation by Mussolini's Italy, it has never been colonised.

Map- Ethipoia

World Map- Ethiopia

   

YouTube

This year severe drought in Ethiopia has led to the country's worst famine in almost 20 years - with one in five of the population close to starvation. This despite the provision of hundreds of millions of foreign aid dollars, and a government scheme which was meant to end hunger.

In the first in a series of collaborative reports about water problems around the world, Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the shortage of potable water in Ethiopia and how the effort required to maintain existing watering points affects millions of people every day.

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Ethiopiaide

CIA World Factbook

Everything you need to know about Ethiopia.

Water Aid