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
- Ethiopia Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 63 | 3 - 16 September 2018
- Ethiopia - New episode of ethnic violence (DG ECHO, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 19 September 2018)
- WFP Ethiopia: Food and Nutrition Assistance to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in East and West Hararghe zones - September 2018
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 4 Sep 2015 19:47 GMT
By Tom Esslemont
LONDON, Sept 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When 16-year-old Alem fled his home country, Eritrea, in February of this year he never imagined he would be heading for a new life in Britain.
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By Katy Migiro
NAIROBI (AlertNet) – East Africa, still battling a hunger crisis, should be prepared for another dry spell and further food insecurity due to the persistence of La Niña weather conditions that last year brought severe drought to the region, weather forecasters have warned.
“La Niña conditions are expected to persist until March to May 2012,” the World Meteorological Office said on its website on Sunday.
By Katy Migiro
NAIROBI (AlertNet) - Governments in the Horn of Africa will launch a long-term regional project to end drought emergencies, as over 13 million of their citizens are starving due to drought, a regional body announced on Thursday.
Written by: Emma Batha
African countries are set to adopt a ground-breaking convention providing rights to millions of people forced to flee their homes because of conflict.
Africa has some 12 million internally displaced people (IDPs) who have been uprooted within their own country. Unlike refugees - people who have fled to another country - IDPs benefit from little or no protection.
The convention, the brainchild of the African Union, will for the first time provide them with similar rights to refugees, according to a draft seen by AlertNet.
By Nick Cater
LONDON (AlertNet) - Twenty years of efforts against drought and famine in the Horn of Africa have failed to create a comprehensive and fully credible disaster preparedness and response system for the region, a United Nations report has admitted, while crisis appeals for 2001 are not being met.
Calling for the development of a fully coordinated regional response, the report from the UN World Food Programme (WFP) was submitted to the Humanitarian Segment of the annual UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) session, which this year took place in Geneva.
The report …