Ethiopia Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 7 August 2012
Relief Food Update
As of 31 July, dispatch of the fourth round of relief food assistance (targeting 3.4 million people nationwide) reached 94 per cent, including 98 per cent to areas covered by DRMFSS and the NGO Consortium Joint Emergency Operation, and 86 per cent to WFP-covered parts of the Somali Region. As of the same date, fifth round dispatch (targeting 3.2 million) reached 22 per cent. The fifth round is being prioritized for areas with elevated levels of food insecurity linked to poor seasonal rain performance, including in SNNPR (83 per cent), Amhara (39 per cent), Somali Region (31 per cent, including 80 per cent of food for Shinile zone in northern Somali) and Oromia (11 per cent). For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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