Failed seasonal rain in early 2015, followed by an El Niño induced drought and floods since mid-2015 have exacerbated food insecurity and malnutrition in the Horn of Africa.
The current El Niño event is expected to continue into the first quarter of 2016 and could become even more powerful than the strongest levels on record.
By the end of the year or early 2016, projections show, up to 22 million people in Ethiopia, South Sudan, Kenya, Sudan, Somalia, in Ugandans and Djibouti, may need food aid.
Read posts regarding the humanitarian crisis below.
(Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) International partners have made financial pledges in support.
(Teshome Adugna[i] – Ass. professor – PhD) Introduction Recently some scholars have tried to question the.
Press Release Brussels, April 8, 2016 Today the European Commission has announced €122.5 million for.
(Gabriella Meltzer – Council of Foreign Relations) El Niño was first discovered in the 1600s.
Ethiopia is rising and poised to reach middle income status after a decade, according to.
(Rene Lefort – Open Democracy) The first question a person asks you when in Addis.
A new report disclosed that the food in security in parts of southern Afar and.
(USAID – Nov 10, 2015) The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced it is.
(The Economist) Jumping a fence of prickly pears, Gumat Hussain, a local chief in the.
The number of food insecure people in the Horn of Africa is projected to increase.