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19 Mar 2018 description

$50 million is required immediately to cover the cost of two rounds of assistance for 1.8 million beneficiaries in Somali region, including drought and conflict-affected families, up until when the incoming supplies will arrive.

02 Jun 2017 description
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For the southern rainfall belt, already impacted by the IOD-induced drought, the poor spring rains are expected to result in a reclassification of some hotspot priority 2 to priority 1 woredas. This is partially due to reduced productivity of livestock due to limited water and fodder. The primary source of protein for vulnerable households in the lowland areas, livestock are critical for household food security and maintaining a healthy nutritional status. To provide animal health treatment and animal feeding support until the end of the year, humanitarian partners require US$54million.

02 Jun 2017 description
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While the final HRD number will be officially confirmed after the upcoming belg assessment, there is a need for a projection of needs in the second half of the year. This number may increase following the outcome of belg assessment

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.

02 Aug 2016 description

BULLETIN #3

This bulletin presents the results of the bi-annual Community and Household Surveillance (CHS) to monitor the 2016 Food Sector response to the ongoing drought emergency in Ethiopia.
The data was collected from 23 May and 17 June 2016, in both in WFP operational and non-WFP operational areas.

This bulletin is a joint product of the Food Sector.

IN NUMBERS

41 percent reduction in inadequate food consumption among relief beneficiaries since February

01 Jun 2016 description

BULLETIN #2

This bulletin presents the results of the second round of data collection to monitor the 2016 Food Sector response to the ongoing drought emergency in Ethiopia. The data covers the months of March and April.

This bulletin is a joint product of the Food Sector.

MAIN FINDINGS

Food consumption among relief beneficiaries is showing some encouraging trends as rates of inadequate food consumption has dropped overall.

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.