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Hello thank you for your question.

The slow onset emergency situation in Ethiopia has originated from the weather condition of last year that affected the rain patterns. Main consequences are increased food insecurity, malnutrition and water shortages.

Please find below the site to access the humanitarian response to the drought in Ethiopia. You can also find maps and info-graphic with priorities target areas for humanitarian intervention and cluster sector coordination groups for WASH, Health and Nutrition.

Effect of the drought in Ethiopia

10.2 million people need emergency food assistance in 2016, while 435,000 children under five and 1.7 million children, pregnant and lactating women require specialized nutritional support.

Best regards,