Appeals & Response Plans
- Tropical Cyclone Mekunu - May 2018
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Somalia: Flash Floods - Apr 2018
- Somalia: Measles Outbreak - Dec 2016
- Somalia: Floods - May 2016
- Somalia: Cholera Outbreak - Apr 2016
- Tropical Cyclone Megh - Nov 2015
- Tropical Cyclone Chapala - Nov 2015
- Somalia: Floods - Oct 2015
- Somalia: Drought - 2015-2018
Maps & Infographics
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has sent emergency supplies to Addis Abba in response to a request from the Government of Ethiopia, following the drought crisis affecting the Horn of Africa including Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti. The aid supplies, worth 40 million JPY (USD 525,000), arrived in the country on 10 September 2011. All goods are to be distributed through the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to Somali refugee camps in the Dollo Ado area.
The emergency supplies from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), for victims of the drought crisis affecting the Horn of Africa, touched down in Nairobi on 16 August. This emergency supplies were sent in response to the request from the Kenyan Government. All good are to be distributed through the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
A handover ceremony was held at the UNHCR warehouse, near Nairobi International Airport, on 17 August.
Near the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka thousands of people rioted last year, sm ashing cars and buses and vandalizing factories. In a string of countries throughout Africa, in Central Asia and Latin America there were similar disturbances and unrest.
Even in the United States, one of the country's most popular retail outlets imposed a temporary limit on amounts or rice customers could buy. In North Korea the situation was so dire that one government official predicted "Life is more than difficult.