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23 Mar 2012 description

Financement absolument nécessaire pour renforcer la résilience des populations

23 mars 2012, Rome- La FAO a lancé aujourd'hui un appel urgent de 50 millions de dollars pour couvrir le déficit de financement des activités agricoles et pastorales prioritaires à déployer dans la Corne de l'Afrique avant et durant la prochaine campagne de semis, coïncidant avec la saison des pluies qui s'étend d'avril à juin.

06 Dec 2011 description
  1. Executive Summary

Djibouti has now faced six consecutive years of drought and serious rainfall deficit. Although rainfall fluctuations and drought are intrinsic features of the country’s semi-arid climate, the current drought far exceeds normal variation. Since 2007, rainfall has been less than 75% of average, and this has had a direct and life-threatening impact upon the most vulnerable people of Djibouti, particularly pastoralists and rural dwellers.

02 Jul 2011 description

By Beatrice Gachenge

NAIROBI, July 1 (Reuters) - Donor fatigue following recurrent humanitarian crises in the Horn of Africa has left aid agencies short of funds to carry out their work.

The number of refugees in need of assistance has risen in countries affected by a severe drought, including Somalia, Kenya, Djibouti and Ethiopia, a UNICEF spokesman said.