Ethiopia: Persisting humanitarian problems and significant improvements of coordination in SNNPR


1 Introduction and background
The objective of the mission was to facilitate and follow-up Zonal Emergency Partners' Coordination Forum meetings and conduct assessments on detected hotspots. The field mission was carried out in Dawuro, Kambata-Tambaro, Hadiya, Gurage, and Silte Zones and Alaba Special Woreda from 11 August - 09 September 2003. The establishment and institutionalisation of the forums began serving as an effective coordination structure in information exchange and decision-making on the current humanitarian situation in the region. The forums involve all relevant emergency partners, including government line departments, NGOs, and UN agencies.

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