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  • 16.99 million people targeted for assistance in drought affected areas for the second half of the year, a rise from 8.1 million people targeted in the first half of the year.
  • More than 1.7 million people will be affected including more than 407,000 people at risk of displacement due to the anticipated flooding, according to the Flood Contingency Plan.
  • Only 15 per cent of cash needs for humanitarian operations entered Tigray since July 2021.
  • On 27 July, a crossline humanitarian convoy entered Abergele, Tsagbji and Ziquala woredas in Wag Hamra Zone in Amhara to deliver food assistance, for the first time in over a year.
14 July 2022. Outskirts of Asayita Town, Zone 1, Afar region. The area has been suffering from both flooding and water shortages due to changes in the local river’s flow over the past 3 to 4 years. Children’s education in the area was interrupted for a year when schools were washed away in the floods. Credit: Liz Loh-Taylor for OCHA Ethiopia.
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  • People in Need

    20,000,000 23% decrease since 2 Dec 2021

  • People Targeted for Assistance

    20,000,000 10% decrease since 2 Dec 2021

  • Children in Need

    14,000,000 20% increase since 14 Dec 2020

    Source: UNICEF
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+)

    8,609,537 1% increase since 9 Sep 2020

    Source: IPC
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+) in Tigray, Afar & Amhara


    Source: IPC
  • IDPs in Northern Ethiopia (Tigray, Amhara & Afar regions)

    2,612,353 24% increase since 26 Jun 2021

    Source: IOM

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