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In the latest quick-briefing episode, Founder of charity Mary’s Meals, Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow, joins Julie Etchingham.

For many of us Ethiopia is seared into the memory from the 1980s famine which shocked the world, prompting the era defining Live Aid concerts. But now, alarm bells are ringing again as it battles mass starvation, prompted by the twin evils of war and climate change. Now, charities are warning of famine whilst the UK and US are pledging up to $630 million in aid. But in a world full of crises, will the warnings cut through? And is the aid enough to make a difference?

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