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21 Sep 2018 description

BACKGROUND

The Water Price Monitoring assessment aims to establish a data collection, monitoring and reporting system on water market prices in order to allow humanitarian and development actors to better analyse humanitarian needs in areas particularly affected by drought.

29 Aug 2018 description

A sustained focus on resilience in the past decade has led to broad acceptance of it as a major programmatic priority for programs designed to strengthen the ability of vulnerable households to withstand myriad shocks and stresses. Resilience measurement concepts and methods have improved dramatically together with resilience theory and practice, informed by rich knowledge networks (AgriLinks) and resource materials (

21 Aug 2018 description

For Immediate Release
Monday, August 20, 2018 Office of Press Relations
Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov

Center for Strategic and International Studies
Washington, DC
August 20, 2018

ADMINISTRATOR GREEN: Good morning, everyone. Thank you, Dan, for that kind introduction and thanks to all of you for being here to help mark this very important occasion.

06 Aug 2018 description

BACKGROUND

The Water Price Monitoring assessment aims to establish a data collection, monitoring and reporting system on water market prices in order to allow humanitarian and development actors to better analyse humanitarian needs in areas particularly affected by drought.

24 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • GoE, UN launch joint appeal in response to population displacement along Oromiya–SNNP regional border

  • USG provides additional $170 million for Ethiopia emergency response

  • IOM identifies 822,000 IDPs in SNNP, additional 1.8 million IDPs in other areas of the country

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

17 Jul 2018 description

SITUATION

  • While food security has improved significantly in many areas of Somalia that were worst affected by drought in 2017, sustained humanitarian assistance remains critical for the most vulnerable populations, particularly internally displaced persons and poor pastoralists in northwestern Somalia. Similarly, while the prevalence of malnutrition is likely lower than in July 2017, poor food availability and limited access to health services is likely driving global acute malnutrition levels above 15 percent in some areas.

13 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tropical Cyclone Sagar affects an estimated 228,800 people

  • Above-average rainfall, humanitarian assistance improve food security conditions in Somalia

  • UN increases estimated number of IDPs to 2.6 million people

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

12 Jul 2018 description

OVERVIEW

  • Many countries across the African continent face recurrent complex emergencies, frequent food insecurity, cyclical drought, and sudden-onset disasters, such as earthquakes, floods, and storms. In FY 2017, USAID/OFDA continued to respond to urgent needs resulting from disasters and support DRR programs that improve emergency preparedness and response capacity at local, national, and regional levels.

31 May 2018 description

Background

The Water Price Monitoring assessment aims to establish a data collection, monitoring and reporting system on water market prices in order to allow humanitarian and development actors to better analyse humanitarian needs in areas particularly affected by drought.

April data collection in Middle Shabelle was conducted through a quantitative survey conducted on 3 May, focusing only on those water points in the region that are charging for water. The assessment has followed the official district boundaries of the region.

31 May 2018 description

Background

The Water Price Monitoring assessment aims to establish a data collection, monitoring and reporting system on water market prices in order to allow humanitarian and development actors to better analyse humanitarian needs in areas particularly affected by drought.

April data collection in Nugaal was conducted through a quantitative survey between 2 - 3 May, focusing only on those water points in the region that are charging for water. The assessment has followed the official district boundaries of the region.

31 May 2018 description

Background

The Water Price Monitoring assessment aims to establish a data collection, monitoring and reporting system on water market prices in order to allow humanitarian and development actors to better analyse humanitarian needs in areas particularly affected by drought.

April data collection in Bay was conducted through a quantitative survey between 27 - 29 April, focusing only on those water points in the region that are charging for water. The assessment has followed the official district boundaries of the region.

04 May 2018 description

Background

The Water Price Monitoring assessment aims to establish a data collection, monitoring and reporting system on water market prices in order to allow humanitarian and development actors to better analyse humanitarian needs in areas particularly affected by drought.

March data collection in Bay was conducted through a quantitative survey between 29 - 31 March, focusing only on those water points in the region that are charging for water. The assessment has followed the official district boundaries of the region.