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31 May 2009 description

Review of the 2009 Humanitarian Interventions

Emergency Food and Non-Food Requirements and Response 2009

1. Requirement

In January 2009, the Ethiopian Government with its humanitarian partners identified a total of 4.9 million beneficiaries that require emergency assistance in the year through the joint needs assessment conducted in November/December 2008.

31 Mar 2009 description


1. NUTRITION ASSESMENT

1.1 STANDARD NUTRITION SURVEYS


Figure 1: Nutrition Survey Results Ethiopia, Jan-Mar 2009

30 Jun 2008 description

Early warning information from the DPPA/B and reports from health bureaus in affected woredas raised at federal and regional task force meetings resulted in some 24 full emergency nutrition surveys being conducted jointly by NGOs with support of the Ministry of Health, DPPB/FS office and regional ENCU (RENCU) in five regions.

All surveys used SMART methodology. Three baseline livelihood zone surveys were conducted in Tigray by the RENCU during this period.

31 Mar 2008 description

OROMIA REGION

BORENA ZONE

Moyale and Mi'oo Woredas

Baseline nutrition surveys: The Oromia Regional ENCU (R-ENCU) and the Regional DPPB and Food Security Commission (DPPB/FSC) conducted two standard nutrition surveys in adjacent woredas, Moyale and Mi'oo of Borena Zone between the 1st and the 11th of January 2008.

31 Jan 2008 description

IN THIS ISSUE

- Training of Trainers conducted

- Major Disasters and Responses

- STOCK STATUS OF EFSRA AND LOAN REPAYMENT SCHEDULE (MT)

Food Aid Dispatches Continue to Reach Somali Region

DPPA has allocated 27, 475 quintals of food aid in the second round of allocation for the 3rd month and has so far dispatched 16, 113.43 quintals of this amount to assist the needy in Somali Region.

According to a report from DPPA's Logistics Administration and Transport Coordination Department, out of a total allocation of 9,826 quintals of food for Fik, 7,243.71 quintals has …

31 Dec 2007 description

IN THIS ISSUE

- DPPA and Organizations under its Umbrella Celebrated the Millennium

- Nutrition Assessment Conducted in Regions and Refugee Camps

- Major Disasters and Responses

- STOCK STATUS OF EFSRA AND LOAN REPAYMENT SCHEDULE (MT)

Over 162,000 Quintals of Food Aid Dispatched to Somali Region

15 Sep 2007 description

In this issue:

- Over 81,000 People Affected by Floods

- Over 12,500 MT of Food Aid Dispatched for the Month of July

- US - Government Donated Plastic Boats

- Agency Employees Transplanted Seedlings

- Major Disasters and Responses

Over 137,000 MT of Food Distributed in the Past Fiscal Year

218,000 MT of food transported through the Agency for PSNP A total of over 137,000 MT of food aid had been dispatched and distributed to drought and flood victims while over 218,000 MT of food was transported through the agency for Productive Safety-net Programme (PSNP) beneficiaries …

15 Jul 2007 description

Nutritional Surveys Conducted

A total of 16 nutrition surveys were conducted by SCUK, GOAL, ACF, WV-Ethiopia, SCUSA, RENCU/DPPB in SNNP, Afar, Somali and Tigray regions between late March and early June 2007. Twelve were carried out in the predominantly cropping areas of Oromia, SNNP, and Tigray regions during the late post-harvest meher season while the remaining four were conducted in the pastoral areas of Somali and Afar regions.

30 Jun 2007 description

SNNP REGION

SILTE ZONE

Silti Woreda

A 23 by 33 cluster nutrition survey using the SMART methodology was conducted by GOAL in Silti woreda in March 2007 to serve as an end line evaluation of its CTC programme that had been implemented for eight months and handed over to the woreda health sector in January 2007. A total of 763 children aged 6-59 months were surveyed. Retrospective mortality information was collected from 2690 individuals using 90 days recall period.

30 Jun 2007 description

Committee Decides Over 8.2 Million Birr to be apportioned to Flood-Displaced People Rehabilitation activities

"A birr to a compatriot " fund soliciting committee established to raise fund for drought affected people in 1994/95 E.C unanimously decided birr over 8.2 Miln., which it managed to secure from the public, to be apportioned for the rehabilitation of severely flood affected people of four regions.

In a press conference held in the DPPA's Hall on 18 June2007, both the Agency and the Committee said that as per the agreements reached between the parties they decided …

30 Apr 2007 description

Livestock Market Information and Forage Monitoring Workshop Conducted

Workshop entitled "Livestock market information and forage monitoring for early warning" jointly organized by the Afar DPPFSB and SC/UK was conducted in Nazareth to highlight the activities accomplished and the progress of the Links project to date.

It was learnt that the general objective of the workshop which took place from March 26-30 2007at Nazereth was to train governmental and non-governmental partners on how to interpret and analyze the information generated through the forage monitoring …

31 Mar 2007 description


AMHARA REGION

SOUTH WOLLO ZONE

Kalu and Dessie Zuria Woredas

Two nutrition surveys were conducted in Kalu and Dessie Zuria in January as part of the regular monitoring of Concern project areas. The SMART method was used for the planning phase, resulting in sampling 38 clusters of 23 children in Kalu and 31 clusters of 23 children in Dessie Zuria.

15 Mar 2007 description

IN THIS ISSUE

- Over Birr 2.6 Million Assistance Obtained for Flood Victims

- A Total of 12 Nutritional Surveys Conducted in 4 Months

- Over 17,000 MT of Food Allocated

- STOCK STATUS OF EFSRA AND LOAN REPAYMENT SCHEDULE (MT)

Government and Humanitarian Partners Agreed to Implement Cluster Approach to Respond to Emergencies

High-level Government officials and Humanitarian Partners met and agreed to implement the cluster approach in order to support the Government of Ethiopia's-led coordination and response structures to respond to floods, droughts and other …

15 Mar 2007 description

In support of flood victims Birr 2,675,146 was obtained from different religious institutions and two private companies.

The donations were handed over to the DPPA through the representatives of the respective donor institutions and companies in ceremonies held at the Agency's Hall.

Accordingly , Midroc Gold Mining Private Limited Company, one of the Midroc Ethiopia's Technology Group Companies, handed over two million birr to DPPA through Midroc Ethiopia Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Arega Yirdaw, on March 15, 2007.

12 Jan 2007 description

Briefing note on recent flood hazard and existing needs assessment presented to DAG heads

Meeting January 12, 2007

Discussion areas:

The recent flood hazard and the existing needs assessment process

Presenter: Director General Simon Mechale