Appeals & Response Plans
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods and Landslides - Apr 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Aug 2017
- Ethiopia: Measles Outbreak - May 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Ethiopia: Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) Outbreak - May 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Apr 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2015
- Ethiopia: Drought - 2015-2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2014
Most read reports
- UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian Situation Report #8 – Reporting Period: August 2018
- ‘Wind of hope’ blowing through Horn of Africa says UN chief, as Ethiopia and Eritrea sign historic peace accord
- Countries from IGAD team up to end polio: The three Ministers of Health jointly launch to vaccinate about six million under-five children
- Ethiopia Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 63 | 3 - 16 September 2018
- Displaced Ethiopians, returnees need continued support
Purpose: To identify and share key lessons and recommendations on the role played by the Ethiopia Shelter & NFIs Cluster in the Humanitarian response from 2015 to 2016. Lessons learnt and recommendations will be used for improving and informing future shelter cluster responses, by evaluating the impact and effectiveness of the coordination services.
Background & Context
This report has been prepared under the auspices of the Federal Disaster Risk Management Technical Working Group, co-chaired by the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) and OCHA with participation of Sector Co-Chairs (Government Line Ministries and Cluster Coordinators). It covers the period from 01 November to 30 November 2016.
Worrying symptoms of new drought in the south and southeastern Ethiopia; meher assessment well underway
The WASH Cluster targeting 9.2 million people for Emergency WaSH interventions in 2017
Cluster gave logistics capacity building trainings to over 600 staff since March 2016
Ethiopia and Kenya discuss sustainable cross border peace and economic transformation
9.7 million people in need of food assistance.
7.1 million people targeted in the 2016 joint WFP -Government of Ethiopia response.
US$ 46 million is required for emergency relief, nutrition and PSNP for the December 2016 to May 2017 period.
With continued drought, Horn of Africa braces for another hunger season
Agricultural support critical now to protect livestock, equip families to plant in rainy season
Large scale failure of the rains during October and November 2016 led to severe drought conditions across Somalia, northern and eastern Kenya and southeast Ethiopia, resulting in extensive growing season failures and record low vegetation.
The Ethiopian Humanitarian Fund (EHF) allocates US$17 million to new humanitarian needs
Some 60 water trucks deployed to three severely affected zones in Oromia region
Zones continue to report on Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) cases in Oromia region
• Between January and September 2016, 247,480 children with severe acute malnutrition were admitted to the national Community Management of Acute Malnutrition programme. Out of these, 19,920 children (8 per cent) were admitted to in-patient care.
• In response to the new influx of South Sudanese refugees, UNICEF supported the Regional Health Bureau of Gambella to vaccinate 23,543 children 0 to 15 years old and 21,863 children 6 months to 14 years old against polio and measles respectively.
Nearly US$900 million needed for 2017 Ethiopia drought response, the global need reaches record $22.2 billion
The federal NDRMC with the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) organizing inter-cluster mission to Somali region
Humanitarian partners convened Lesson learning workshop on the El-Niño drought response in Ethiopia
Government and partners providing water trucking services in Oromia and Somali regions
Inter Cluster Group do the prioritization exercise, in it includes US$27 million for immediate livestock interventions
Humanitarian partners launch lesson learning on the El-Niño drought response in Ethiopia
Worrying symptoms of new drought; overall financial requirement likely to reduce from El Nino impact year, meher assessment well underway
Humanitarian gatherings exempted from restrictions under the state of emergency
Cluster enhancing storage capacity for the large amount of incoming humanitarian cargo
Some 60 Kebeles Need Immediate Water Trucking in Somali Region
The Food Response in Level 1 woredas Sped up Significantly for the First time in Four Months
The National Meteorological Agency (NMA) Advises Farmers for Timely Collection the 2016 Meher Harvest
This report has been prepared under the auspices of the Federal Disaster Risk Management Technical Working Group, co-chaired by the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) and OCHA with participation of Sector Co-Chairs (Government Line Ministries and Cluster Coordinators). It covers the period from 01 October to 31 October 2016.
Unrest disrupts the delivery of humanitarian services, declaration of State of Emergency easing movement of relief items to affected communities
Methodology and limitations
• Time period covered: 10 October - 20 October 2016
• The National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) and UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) collaborated in calling DPPB and other woreda officials in 214 priority 1 and 2 woredas.
• Results presented here have had no further triangulation
Government and Humanitarian Partners to Conduct the 2016 Ethiopia Meher Assessment
Over 450,000 People Need Urgent Water Trucking Services in Somali Region
Cluster Enhancing Logistic Capacity on Port operations and Overland Contracting
As of 08 November 2016, Ethiopia has lifted the directive which restricts diplomats from travelling beyond a-40 kilometers radius out of Addis Ababa without notification to the Command Post
This bulletin presents the results of the fourth round of data collection to monitor the 2016 Food Sector response to the ongoing drought emergency in Ethiopia. The data covers the months of August and Early September. This bulletin is a joint product of the Food Sector.
80 percent of relief households cannot still meet their minimum caloric requirement from own means. The relatively richest households can meet their minimum caloric needs and beyond, from own means, pointing to targeting error of inclusion.
Humanitarian Partners supporting Somali Regional Health Bureau response to AWD
A New Drought has started in south eastern parts of Ethiopia
Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) to provide livelihood support to refugees and host community in Gambella
Central Emergency Relief Fund (CERF) allocated US$9.5M for underfunded refugee response in Ethiopia
Drought expected to continue into mid 2017 in southern and south eastern part of Ethiopia
Shortage of learning supplies and lack of school feeding to hamper school enrolment