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19 Jul 2018 description

(Nairobi, 19 th July 2018), At least 1 million people, the majority of whom being women and children are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance following recent inter-communal conflict in Ethiopia.

09 Dec 2016 description

The Horn of Africa is experiencing a devastating drought, which has left more than 15 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia facing food and water shortages and in need of urgent humanitarian assistance.

09 Dec 2016 description

The Inter-Agency Working Group on Disaster Risk Reduction in the Horn, East and Central Africa issues this call for action to respond to the urgent needs of over 15 million people experiencing a devastating drought in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya.

The time to act is now.

GOVERNMENTS AND HUMANITARIAN ACTORS SHOULD:

  • Work with market actors to ensure urgent access to water through the provision of vouchers or cash to vulnerable people, and as a last resort undertake water trucking