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16 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • IOM reports increased displacement in August due to flooding and conflict

  • Upcoming meher harvest likely to improve food security

  • DART assesses nutrition conditions in SNNP, visits USAID partner activities

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

31 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Kiremt rains, flooding displace an additional 1,785 households in Afar, Oromiya during July

  • ESWG launches seed assessment; distributions remain ongoing in some areas of Ethiopia

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

19 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USAID/Ethiopia Mission Director announces $35 million in new humanitarian funding for the Ethiopia drought response

  • GoE releases mid-year review of the HRD for 2016, requesting $612 million

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

03 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • U.S. Senate staff delegation visits USAID-supported programs in Oromiya

  • Relief actors distribute 80 percent of planned emergency seed supplies for meher planting season

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

20 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  •   Average to above-average kiremt rainy season, flooding expected

  • Relief actors work to accelerate seed distribution for meher planting season

  • GoE releases revised priority hotspot list and malnutrition caseloads

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

06 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Kiremt rains begin on time with normal rainfall distribution

  • GoE distributes 627,000 MT of relief food assistance to date

  • 2016 HRD is two-thirds funded; revised HRD imminent

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

22 Jun 2016 description

HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Acute watery diarrhea cases confirmed in Addis Ababa

  • USAID DART visits health and nutrition programs in Somali Region

  • GoE, relief actors initiate logistics improvements

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

08 Jun 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • GoE, relief actors launch assessment of belg seasonal outcomes on June 5

  • Flood-affected households receive emergency relief items

  • Ambassador Haslach and DART visit USG programs in Afar

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

25 May 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Humanitarian funding requirements increase to more than $1.5 billion

  • Flash floods displace nearly 237,000 people

  • GoE, relief actors prepare to evaluate belg seasonal outcomes and impacts

KEY DEVELOPMENTS