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02 Dec 2002 description

FUGNIDO, Ethiopia, December 2 (UNHCR) - Ethnic warfare in western Ethiopia's Fugnido refugee camp has killed 41 refugees in the last week, with six bodies found in the bush outside the camp during the weekend, say aid workers.

30 Nov 2002 description


Summary
Severe food insecurity is forecast during 2003 for Ethiopia and Eritrea. This continues to dominate the GHA food security agenda. High global demands for food aid, coupled with diminishing resources, a re a major concern.

In other GHA countries continuing civil insecurity denies access to food in some areas.

The rains have commenced in the equatorial sector of the GHA with above normal rainfall in the eastern part of the region. This is expected to result in improved crop and pasture conditions and replenishment of water resources.

11 Nov 2002 description


Re-Emerging Food Crises in the Horn of Africa: Will Adequate Resources be Available?

25 Sep 2002 description


Poor and Erratic Rains Indicate an Emerging Food Security Crisis in Ethiopia…
Summary

Eastern half of Ethiopia is faced with an emerging food security crisis due to the poor performance of the March-May and June-September seasons, which have increased immediate food needs to 7 million people in September. Massive food needs are expected in 2003 due to the huge national production shortfall compounded with inadequate commercial import capacity, which will cause access problems.

23 Sep 2002 description
report IRIN

ADDIS ABABA, 23 September (IRIN) - Thousands of Sudanese refugees staged a mass walkout from an Ethiopian-based refugee camp after learning of a visit by a high-level Khartoum government delegation, humanitarian sources told IRIN on Monday.

17 Sep 2002 description

The IRC has received a grant from the U.S. Bureau for Population, Refugees and Migration for $550,040 for assistance programs for Sudanese refugees in the Sherkole refugee camp in Ethiopia. The year-long funding period begins in September 2002. This funding will pay for a multi-sectoral program focusing on water and sanitation services, assistance to vulnerable populations, and educational capacity-building.

31 Aug 2002 description

Map also lists other vulnerable groups within the Horn of Africa.

29 Mar 2002 description
report IRIN

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