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30 Jul 2013 description

Le maïs blanc est la céréale de base principale consommées en Tanzanie, au Kenya et en Ethiopie. En Ouganda, le maïs blanc est cultivé principalement en tant que culture commerciale pour l'exportation dans la région. Le riz importé est un aliment de base majeur pour Djibouti et la Somalie, qui consomment principalement Belem‐le riz importé rouge. La Tanzanie est également un producteur majeur et source de riz dans la région tandis que le Kenya et l'Ouganda sont de petits producteurs. Les deux rouges et le sorgho blanc sont produits et consommés dans la région.

18 Oct 2012 description

covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea/Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland and Yemen.

Djibouti

New Arrivals: According to the data compiled by the UNHCR and partners during the month of September 2012, an estimated 8,382 people arrived on Yemen’s shores, with the largest movement of 5,530 people moving from Djibouti, representing 66% of the total arrivals.

10 Jul 2012 description

Key Messages

  • Despite the general delay in the start of season, dry conditions have eased significantly in many parts of the eastern Horn following the onset of rains in April in parts of Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Djibouti, and Uganda. These rains have mitigated the impacts of typical January‐March dryness on pasture and water availability. Sudan and South Sudan remain seasonably dry.

11 May 2012 description

Highlights

• Major food security assessment launched by WFP in Djibouti

• Relief food needs to increase significantly in parts of Ethiopia

• Over 100,000 now affected by floods in Kenya

• Over 7,000 Congolese seek refuge in Rwanda

• Rains in Somalia now expected to be 60-85 per cent of average

27 Oct 2011 description

Regional food security situation and outlook

Fighting disrupts major cropping season in Sudan

Food availability in the two states of Blue Nile and South Kordofan is forecasted to be significantly reduced with disruptions to the major cropping season, following renewed fighting between government troops and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N).

21 Dec 2007 description

This appeal seeks CHF 6,060,912 (USD 5,421,209 or EUR 3,673,280) to fund programmes to be implemented in 2008 and 2009.

Current context

The eastern Africa region continues to experience major disasters, which claim many lives, destroy property and erode the already weak livelihoods of the affected communities. Among the disasters that have been experienced in the recent past within this region, the most common are floods, heavy rains and land slides as well as drought. Similarly, epidemics including RVF, cholera, meningitis, avian flu and malaria are frequent across the divide.

06 Jun 2006 description

Addis Ababa_(dpa) _ Six countries in the Horn of Africa are to benefit from 10 million dollars in drought relief Saudi Arabia has pledged to provide through the World Food Programme (WFP), the Royal Saudi Embassy in Addis Ababa disclosed Tuesday.

The cash donation would be forwarded to the WFP to buy and distribute food to the needy in drought-affected parts of Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia and Tanzania.

The locally purchased grain is expected to be ready for joint distribution by mid-June by officials from the Saudi Ministry of Finance and WFP staff.

16 May 2006 description

ROME - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today donated US$10 million in cash to the United Nations World Food Programme's operations in the Horn of Africa, where over six million people in six countries are rapidly running out of food following several seasons of severe drought.

30 Sep 2003 description

On 29 and 30 September, the Red Crescent Society of Djibouti and the ICRC carried out a one-off distribution of emergency relief supplies for some 9,000 people stranded at the Aour-Aoussa refugee camp about 100 kilometres south-west of the city of Djibouti. The camp was originally designed to house no more than 3,000 people.

19 Jul 2001 description
report IRIN

UGANDA: Northern MPs back reconciliation project