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21 Jun 2017 description

Ethiopia was hit by one of the worst drought for the first time in history in 2015. The seasonal assessments that followed the occurrence of the drought were able to identify the needs in the various sectors including the precarious protection situation of vulnerable groups including women and children, persons with disabilities, the elderly, internally displaced persons etc. The various requirements including protection needs were subsequently highlighted in the 2016 Humanitarian Requirements Document.

14 Nov 2016 description

BULLETIN #4

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.

IN NUMBERS

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.

30 Mar 2016 description

BULLETIN #1

This bulletin presents the results of the first round of data collection to monitor the 2016 food sector response to the ongoing drought in Ethiopia. The data were mostly collected during the last week of February.

The bulletin is a joint product of the Food Cluster.

MAIN FINDINGS

  1. The ability of the affected population to cover food needs from its own means has deteriorated. A large percentage of households cannot afford the cost of the minimum food basket for a healthy life.