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- Ethiopia: Floods and Landslides - Apr 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Aug 2017
- Ethiopia: Measles Outbreak - May 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Ethiopia: Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) Outbreak - May 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Apr 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2015
- Ethiopia: Drought - 2015-2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2014
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In 2015 Africa experienced its worst drought in 60 years. The unusually strong El Niño weather pattern in 2015-2016, coupled with record-high temperatures, had a catastrophic effect on crops, vegetation, livestock, and water resources. Unfortunately, the drought has continued into 2017 due to lack of significant rainfall.
In addition to the drought, armed conflict, and economic decline has further exacerbated the problem for some countries.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
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Silver Spring, Maryland --Two years after launching an initiative to reduce severe malnutrition in Ethiopia's southeastern Somali Region, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) continues to work with affected communities to fight chronic food shortages by implementing emergency food distribution and providing training to community residents and the local government to be better prepared for future food crises.
The Community Therapeutic Care (CTC) project, launched in October 2006 and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a …
ADRA IS PROVIDING EMERGENCY FOOD AID FOR 13,000 PEOPLE IN THE SEVERELY DROUGHT-AFFECTED AREA OF GODE, IN THE SOMALI REGION OF ETHIOPIA.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) office in Sweden received $307,000 in funding on February 17 from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) to be used in aid of famine victims in Ethiopia.
Silver Spring, Maryland -- Images from the Ethiopian famine in 1984 are still vivid in the minds of many. Emaciated walking skeletons holding children with distended bellies, too hungry to even cry. A total of one million people died in that famine. Something that the world hoped would never happen again. But it is happening today and if action is not taken now, this famine will dwarf the famine of 1984.
SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND, USA -The Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA) is providing emergency rations for more than 3,200 Ethiopians whose lives have been devastated by the drought.
HARARE, ZIMBABWE - The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is expanding its relief efforts in the Horn of Africa, initiating famine relief efforts in Ethiopia and water projects in Somalia and continuing food distribution in Kenya.