Ethiopia

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Ethiopia

Drought Emergency Response – Ethiopia and Horn of Africa

Ethiopia, in the north-east Afar region, is facing the worst drought emergency of the past 50 years. More than 12 million people are at risk. Because of the atmospheric phenomenon known as “El Niño”, the rainy season was shortened and the availability of water has dropped from 15 to 5 liters per day per person. Consequences are dramatic for most of the communities involved, which mainly rely on agriculture and livestock.

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