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Horn of Africa – UK response to the crisis

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HEADLINES

  • Some 13.3 million people are affected in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia

  • The first famine of the 21 st Century was declared in Somalia in July 2011 with was lifted in February 2012.

  • The UK is the third largest humanitarian donor to the Horn of Africa. Across the Horn UK aid is making a difference and is helping to save lives.

UK RESULTS SO FAR

Ethiopia Headline Humanitarian Results
The UK has provided emergency food aid to over 2.4 million drought-affected Ethiopians.
In addition, we are currently providing:

  • Treatment for over 100,000 malnourished children and pregnant and breastfeeding mothers including fortified foods.

  • Clean water and sanitation for over 420,000 people.

  • Seeds and fertilizer for over 26,000 families and animal healthcare for over 9,000 families.

  • Emergency shelter, water and essential items for over 125,000 Somali refugees in Ethiopia.