The Magen David Adom has begun a mass fund-raising program to aid the victims of famine in Ethiopia. Responding to reports that hundreds of Ethiopians die every day of hunger, the MDA has appealed for donations. The appeal was endorsed by many prominent Israelis, including President Chaim Herzog and Premier Shimon Peres.
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