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15 Aug 2017 description

On 8 August 2017, the government of Ethiopia and humanitarian partners released the mid-year review of the Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD) for 2017. Southern and eastern Ethiopia continue to battle the impact of the Indian Ocean Dipole-induced drought, exacerbated by disease outbreaks, large scale loss of livelihood assets and displacement. The dire situation was further compounded by below average spring rains, the third consecutive poor/failed rains in the southern drought belt.

20 Jun 2017 description

The Ethiopia Cash Working Group (ECWG) was re-established in April 2016 “to strengthen the policy development and operations of cash based interventions (CBIs) in Ethiopia through advocacy, improved coordination and information sharing”. Membership is composed of over 20 humanitarian agencies, organizations, donors and government representatives. This snapshot provides an overview of former and ongoing cash programming since January 2017 in humanitarian response in Ethiopia. It reflects data received from 18 agencies and organizations.

26 May 2017 description

ON 17 JANUARY 2017, THE GOVERNMENT OF ETHIOPIA AND HUMANITARIAN PARTNERS LAUNCHED THE HUMANITARIAN REQUIREMENTS DOCUMENT (HRD) FOR 2017.

25 May 2017 description

The Ethiopian Humanitarian Fund (EHF) allocated some US$ 19.7 million to prioritized sectors of nutrition, WaSH, agriculture and health to bridge the response gaps in the last months of 2016 and the first quarter of 2017 in response to the residual needs from the El Niño induced drought and the negative Indian Ocean Dipole. The humanitarian context is rapidly evolving due to deepening drought, meher harvest loss from frost and the spread of disease outbreaks, including Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD).

26 Apr 2017 description

The Ethiopian Humanitarian Fund (EHF) allocated some US$ 19.7 million to prioritized sectors of nutrition, WaSH, agriculture and health to bridge the response gaps in the last months of 2016 and the first quarter of 2017 in response to the residual needs from the El Niño induced drought and the negative Indian Ocean Dipole. The humanitarian context is rapidly evolving due to deepening drought, meher harvest loss from frost and the spread of disease outbreaks, including Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD).

13 Apr 2017 description

The Ethiopian Humanitarian Fund (EHF) allocated some US$ 19.7 million to prioritized sectors of nutrition, WaSH, agriculture, health and protection to bridge the response gaps in the last months of 2016 and the first quarter of 2017. Residual needs from the El Nino-induced drought and the recent drought in the south and south-eastern parts of the country caused by the negative Indian Ocean Dipole increased financial requirements in almost all sectors. The 2017 Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD) requests for $598 million to assist 5.6 million people.