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Victims of Ethiopian Landfill Collapse Receive Compensation

The city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is awarding the victims with more than $4 million, which was raised via private and government donations.

Last month, piles of garbage at the Koshe landfill in Ethiopia collapsed onto waste pickers who were searching for food and goods to sell, resulting in the loss of at least 115 lives.

Now, the city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is awarding the victims with more than $4 million, which was raised via private and government donations.

Voice of America Public Relations has more information:

The city of Addis Ababa is distributing more than $4 million to victims of a huge garbage landslide that killed more than 100 people on March 13.

Hundreds more were injured or otherwise affected by the disaster at the Koshe landfill on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital.

The city raised the money through a combination of private and government donations.

Read the full story here.

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