ECHO Factsheet – Horn of Africa – March, 2013

Report
from European Commission Humanitarian Aid department
Published on 05 Mar 2013 View Original

Key messages

• The overall food security situation has improved but remains very fragile;

• Emergency conditions persist in Somalia;

• Security is an issue in Somalia and in refugee camps in Kenya and Ethiopia. Access to vulnerable people in border areas is restricted;

• Apart from delivering emergency aid, the main challenge for governments and international community is to jointly contribute to building resilience to drought and tackling the underlying structural weaknesses.