WFP Ethiopia May Monthly Situation Report #1
The Humanitarian Requirements Document for 2015 has been endorsed and released. About 2.9 million people need emergency support until June 2015. From the total about 38 and 31 percent are from Oromia and Somali region which constitute 70 per-cent of the caseload..
For the 2014/2015 marketing season, WFP has signed contracts with 30 Purchase for Progress cooperative unions of Amhara, Oromiya and SNNPR regions for the delivery of 30,000mt of local maize.
At the end of May, WFP Ethiopia through its cross-border operation for IDPs in South Sudan, had dispatched 18,328mt of food commodities by air, road and river. Eighty-three percent of the food was moved through the air operation.