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21 Apr 2017 description

Start of March to May rainfall average to above average in most areas

Key Messages

21 Apr 2017 description

Rainfall remains well below-average during peak rainy season in the Horn of Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Light, uneven rainfall since late February has resulted in moderate to locally strong moisture deficits in many parts of southern South Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia, southern Somalia, and northern Tanzania.

19 Apr 2017 description

Stressed (IPC Phase 2) outcomes likely to persist in northeastern Tanzania

KEY MESSAGES

  • Stressed (IPC Phase 2) outcomes are expected to persist through September among poor households in northeastern Tanzania. Near total crop failure during the October to December Vuli season in these areas and above-average staple food prices are currently lowering food access. Only minimal improvement in food security is expected in July with the arrival of the Masika harvest, as production is expected to be below average.

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