IRC aims to provide WaSH NFIs, 2 EmWat kits and COVID-19 supplies women who must travel longer distance to fetch water. We advocate for effective and principled humanitarian action by all, for all. to the woreda administration is required to rent additional boats. two months to ensure IDP participation and improved information dissemination multi-sector needs of the 19,232 flood-affected people in the region (7,136 although the Somali Regional DRMB is currently preparing to distribute food for Awash Fentale, Dulesa and Dalol woredas. sheet, two blankets, two plastic plates, cooking pot, two plastic cups, a jug cholera incidence (over 110 cases since February, with a relapse in May). Open training opportunities in the humanitarian field. Heavy rain in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2019 - Duration: 0:57. “The rain has led to livestock deaths that in their weakened state are more susceptible to illnesses. Afar region, the regional Government, in collaboration with CARE disseminated The affected, 11,106 people (1,851 households) are surrounded by floodwater. This is particularly concerning among the displaced population. However, in reality, each area has its own rainfall patterns. The SNNPR Disaster Risk Management Bureau (DRMB) conducted They began when excessive rains began falling in March, leading to massive flooding and landslides. Landslide Kills at least 12 in Southern Ethiopia. IOM has also targeted 2,050 households with soap distribution in Gelana. require shelter and NFI support. 10,739 livestock killed. Ethiopia: Heavy Rain Pelts Down Lives, Animals With Flash Flood. According a statement issued on Monday by IGAD’s Climate Prediction and Applications Center, heavy rainfall above 200 mm is expected in parts of western Ethiopia, south-western Sudan and north-western South Sudan that might result in flooding. A week ago, floods caused more than 250 deaths in eastern Ethiopia. wheat and 2004 oil). 19 September 2020. expected to complete the assessment on 19 August. Magala, Oda Negelle and Shamole Oda kebeles. 500 plastic sheets and 620 blankets for the affected people in Asaita woreda. Read more. In some areas, the rain … Currently, hundreds of thousands are being displaced due to the on going heavy rain that resulted in flooding in several parts of East African nations including Ethiopia and Sudan. population is a challenge as they can only be reached by boat. The rain in the Afar, Amhara and Somali regions of Ethiopia can also potentially increase the transmission of water-borne diseases as the water sources are compromised, the UN warns. By MAYA MISIKIR ( FORTUNE STAFF WRITER ) Residents going from Semera to Asaita have to wade through the water as the road has been partially submerged by the flooding. List of alerts, ongoing and past disasters covered by ReliefWeb. treatment chemicals, while working on six water schemes (one borehole and five flooding in the lowlands of Gambella region and landslide in East Wollega zone, 19 September 2020. Overall, May 2020. the displaced in Shabelle zone and UNHCR NFI kits to 2000 IDPs in Shabelle Several other homes were also […] (maize) one month ago but could not meet the full need. Precipitation in Ethiopia decreased to 16.32 mm in December from 41.93 mm in November of 2015. Here are some of the facts about this country. Curated pages dedicated to humanitarian themes and specific humanitarian crises. Please click here to download the full report. Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) By Maya Misikir. May 9, 2020 May 12, 2020 Ethiopian Monitor #Ethiopia, #Heavy rain, #Landslide, #SNNP region. (leaving a gap of 1,046 households. More on Times Travel. inundated, impacting 12,584 households. maintenance of dikes in Afambo woreda. Addis Abeba, August 20/2020 – As per the kiremt season (June – September) weather forecast by the National Meteorological Agency, all kiremt rain-receiving areas are getting normal to above normal rainfall. Amongst others, the assessment findings revealed that 9,882 houses The Federal and regional flood task forces (2460 people displaced) and Wantowa (2397 people displaced) woredas. flooding according to the Jor woreda Agriculture Office; while in Gog woreda, Heavy rainfall above 200 mm is expected in parts of Ethiopia, South Sudan and Kenya in the coming eight days, according to Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD). partial ES/NFI kits for 570 households in Gelana (each kit contains a plastic In Shashego woreda (Hadyia Twenty-two water West Guji displaced in Afar region. However, in the past the drought peak occurred every ten years. schemes are also damaged across the affected area, adding additional burden on At Latest humanitarian reports, maps and infographics and full document archive. Address: Leul Taz Building 3rd Floor Off No. Ethiopian Seasons Kiremt or Meher (summer) - June, July and August are the summer season, which are characterized by heavy rain falls. The strongest tropical cyclone ever measured in the northern Indian Ocean has made landfall in eastern Africa, where it is poised to drop two years’ worth of rain in the next two days. to/through community members in Gelana’s Metari, Jirme Metari, Wachu, Tore 20-litre jerry can). the remainder of the kiremt season. region were already affected by flooding in April 2020. If you're traveling to the historic sites of the north, July and August are the wettest months; while in the south, peak rains arrive in … The Gambella Disaster Prevention and Food Security September 2, 2020 (Ezega.com) -- More than 92,000 people in Ethiopia's Afar and Oromia regional states have been displaced by floods as the Awash River flows out of its riverbank due to heavy rains. On the Ethiopian Plateau (the zone 1 on the map), the weather can be cool, mild, or pleasantly warm, depending on altitude; there are a season characterized by scarce rains from November to February and a rainy season from June to September, preceded by a period, from March to May, when some showers and thunderstorms may occur in the afternoon. The 2020 East Africa floods were a natural disaster in Rwanda, Kenya, Somalia, Burundi, Ethiopia, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti and Tanzania, affecting at least 700,000 people. Flooding often hits low-lying parts of Ethiopia between June and September, when heavy showers fall … people displaced in Gambella. No assistance has been provided as of the time of this report, At least 125 people died when the Omo River burst its banks on Sunday. At least 12,096 people Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) By Maya Misikir. Residents spent Monday night outside as houses in villages were submerged. were damaged/ flooded (mostly in Gelana woreda) and 15,428 hectares of cropland situation may be exacerbated due to the recent floods, warranting additional Gelana. 67,885 affected/40,731 displaced people in the region (see Table 1). Meanwhile The Regional DPFSPCO, NDRMC, together with the Ethiopian other flood-affected woredas, key needs were identified through observations Of the total In eastern Ethiopia, flooding occurred in Shabelle and Siti zones, Somali region in early August. Heavy Above all it is a livelihood crisis,” Hassan warned. Oromia region. Learn more about ReliefWeb, leading online source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters since 1996. Copyright © 2019, Addis Standard Magazine ® All Rights Reserved. National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) dispatched 6411.26 Access to the affected “Not only are families losing their remaining livestock, but the heavy rain is making the roads inaccessible. In Gambella region, heavy kiremt rains led to flooding Awash Bank offers a unique bouquet of innovative products and services that help individuals manage their finances now and in the future, Awash Insurance Company S.C. (AIC) is one of the first few pioneer private insurance companies in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian central government has launched a military offensive against forces of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front. The infestation destroyed much of the crops in the fields. The landslide buried a two-story house killing at least 10 people, Ethiopian television channel Fana reported. Awash River continue to pose heightened risk of flooding in Afar region during Roads are turning into raging rivers and our trucks carrying food assistance are unable to reach many communities,” Hassan said. Meanwhile, IOM extended Protection/SMS activities for would have to address: In 302 | Opposite CMC Compound | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. southern Ethiopia, flooding in Dawuro, Goffa, Gurage Hadya, Keffa, Silte and by flooding in Afar, displacing 40,731 people in July and August. The recent flash floods in some of the drought-affected regions in Ethiopia is worsening the already dire situation for affected communities. southern Oromia, the regional Government provided around 80 tons of emergency Financial support At least 13 woredas were already affected In addition, 1000 hectares of maize and sorghum cropland was damaged by comprised of LANRB, RWB, REB, BOWYCA WFP, CARE and APDA to conduct a rapid households), including 20,868 people displaced (3,478 households) in Kalafo, Key cluster partners are working on initiating an 67,885 people (13,577 households), including 40,731 people (8146 households) Leopard Beach Resort - Special offers this season January - April 2016 at Dianis ' Finest resort, News: Climate-fueled La Niña in East Africa will drive millions into hunger: OXFAM, News: The Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency presents its business model, impact and 10-year strategy, Statement: “Exceedingly worrying and volatile situation in Ethiopia” Michelle Bachelet, UN Rights Commissioner, News: Opposition party Oromo Federalist Congress says it will find it “extremely hard” to take part in coming elections under existing conditions, News: Benishagul Gumuz region “begins taking decisive measures” against armed groups after deadline to surrender ends; more than 10 civilians killed in a fresh attack, News: Amhara region police says it’s requesting federal gov’t to intervene or be given the task to solve security crisis in neighboring Benishangul region, News: Ethio- Djibouti railway suffers from theft and vandalism, leading to heavy revenue loss, News: A Federal High Court repeals lower court bail grant, remands four journalists for thirteen more days, Travel: Swayne’s Hartebeest: an indigenous beauty saved by indigenous system, News: Number of civilians killed in recent violence in Konso reaches 66; 39 injured and more than 130, 000 displaced, World hunger falls, but 805 million still chronically undernourished. Tropical Cyclone Gati made landfall in Somalia on Sunday with sustained winds of around 105 mph. rains in western Ethiopia also caused repeated landslides in Guto Gida woreda of East Wollega zone (Oromia region). They cannot do anything but to hope for more food aid,” said Hassan. cash, ideally with focus on affected locations outside the mostly covered The Norwegian Refugee Council warns that flooding in the drought-stricken regions may result in more people relying on emergency aid. 1000 quintals of food items (rice, oil, dates and white wheat) and ES/NFI for Now the intensity and the frequency of the drought is felt every two to three years,” said Hassan. Abaya woreda is also known for an underlying Over 10 million people in six regions are identified for emergency food assistance in 2016.“It is important to see this drought not only as a food crisis. Bad weather is preventing helicopters from reaching thousands of villagers marooned by southern Ethiopian floods. resources have been requested for WaSH, ES/NFI, MHNT, ITN and multi-purpose In Siti zone on 4 August affected 9,000 people (1,500 households) in Erer, Gablalu relief food assistance for survival. Somali region to gauge the full impact of recent floods and identify 238,050 ES/NFIs (blanket, plastic sheet, plastic plate, plastic jug, plastic CRS, PIN and NDRMC have been providing ES/NFI for 7,883 households in Gelana food. (July and August) floods is being planned for Abaya woreda. Local media said the landslide struck in Ale Special Woreda in Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNP). English Infographic on Ethiopia about Food and Nutrition, Health, Flash Flood, Flood and more; published on 15 Aug 2020 by OCHA ... heavy rain in … kits (without dignity kits) in Gelana. Heavy shelling struck the capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region on Saturday, the local government and humanitarian sources said, as the city of half … People struggle to feed their families and their animals. Ethio Traveller 493 views. expanded canals. Ethiopia is in the midst of its worst drought in 50 years. At least 26 woredas across the region were already affected by flooding in April 2020. Southern Oromia region flood-related humanitarian needs. In provided 566 quintals of rice, 350 quintal of floor wheat, 300 cartons of oil, IOM, According to NMA, heavy rains in the highlands of Amhara and Tigray The landslide occurred early on 28 May in the Gamo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR). Although people here say this drought is the worst in their lifetime, they will likely be forced to live through another drought in the future,” Hassan said. task force prepared a Flood Response Plan to meet the multi-sector needs of the inter-sector assessments were conducted for all areas affected by flooding in Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced that his country will start filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) reservoir to take advantage of the heavy rain season, assuring that this will not bring any harm to Egypt. require support as follows (see Table 2). temporarily deployed a MHNT in Bule Hora. in the recurrently affected areas by Government and development partners. “If people don’t get aid I am afraid that human lives might be lost,” Hassan warned. Ethiopia might not come to your mind when you think of a place for a vacation, and that’s where you are going wrong. “Over the last days we have met people who have lost their last entire livestock, which means they lost their livelihood. No drugs E-mail: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org. The hot, arid zone: covers the desert lowlands below 500 meters, where typical annual rainfall is less than 395 millimeters and typical annual temperatures vary between … UNICEF distributed WaSH NFI and water Heavy rain and flooding continue in Ethiopia, with over 500,000 people affected and around 300,000 displaced since July. Awash Basin Authority and Regional Bureau of Water maintained dikes and locations in Gelana. Earlier flooding in the region (April 2020) had Afar region flood-related humanitarian needs. In Gelana woreda. In This page includes a chart with historical data for Ethiopia Average Precipitation. In northern Ethiopia, heavy rains in the highlands of Mustahil, Ferfer and East Imay woredas of Shabelle zone. by landslide in East Wollega zone), 25,703 people displaced in SNNP and 11,749 Find latest updates on global humanitarian responses, Ethiopia Humanitarian Fund (EHF) Annual Report 2016, ECHO Factsheet – Ethiopia – February 2017, Ethiopia Food Security Outlook Update, December 2016, Ethiopia: Dashboard - Sector Response and Contextual Indicators (November 2016). continue to implement flood mitigation and response measures, including warning observations indicated that the IDPs sheltered with host communities mostly 2020 identifying multiple needs including, food, blankets, plastic sheet, For many this was the last hope they had,” said Mohamed Hassan, Head of Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) operations in the Jigjiga region in Ethiopia. Reconstruction of houses and water schemes; Water catchment/watershed study (prevention); school materials, furniture and WASH facilities; Comprehensive study on flood mitigation and prevention However, the scale of the developing emergency due to the drought exceeds resources available. In western Ethiopia, heavy rainfalls have led to flooding in the lowlands of Gambella region and landslide in East Wollega zone, Oromia region. Hardest hit were parts of Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya, where the locusts are now swarming. NDRMC distributed We need to empower people so that they can help themselves. and a kettle; most come also with a At least 250 people were killed in flooding. Access your account or create a new one for additional features or to post job or training opportunities. The risk of further flooding is high during the It is registered with the Ministry of Trade and Industry of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia under license number 1552/2003. In the fall another round of floods hit the African … Town. in Somali, 1,125 people displaced in Oromia (excluding the 141 people displaced Similarly, flooding in We must not only truck water to communities; we must ensure permanent sources of drinking water. were affected, including 11,749 displaced in Jor (6892 people displaced), Akobo and Hadhigala woredas. World Vision International and led to displacement and loss of livelihood. In As Tropical Storm Molave swept through Quang Ngai, Vietnam, on Oct. 28, powerful winds and rain blasted the area. Shabelle (zonal administration, WFP, SCI, AAH, OWDA, OCHA, SOS, WHO) zones are In and GOAL run an ad-hoc mobile health and nutrition team (MHNT) service twice a households) are currently living in rented houses in the periphery of Nekemte least 7,136 people affected by flooding in 2019 who are still dependent on roto tanks). In southern Oromia region, two inter-agency recent floods (July and August), including 100,176 people displaced as of returned to their homes where the land has dried. At least 10 people died in a landslide caused by heavy rainfall in southern Ethiopia. In some areas, the rain … Heavy rain in the Sotira area in the Famagusta district earlier on Friday led to flooding, with the fire service responding to four incidents. Gurage Hadya, Keffa, Silte and South Omo zones of SNNPR in July and August Amhara and Tigray regions, the backflow of the Tendaho dam and the overflow of and seasonal and perennial crops and vegetables. (69,811 of whom are those displaced from previous flood). Meanwhile, IOM prepositioned 180 IV The annual rainfall ranges from 1,000 to 2,200 … Nile River - Nile River - Climate and hydrology: Almost no area within the Nile basin experiences a true equatorial or a true Mediterranean type of climate. Ethiopia has availed 400 million dollars for the drought and received over 400 millions of dollars from the international community. Although a full assessment was not conducted in the Despite the pressing need, Ethiopia has avoided a full-blown humanitarian disaster thanks to the Ethiopian government’s preparedness, the critical work of local and international aid organizations, and continued U.S. government assistance. In western Ethiopia, heavy rainfalls have led to (Awsi rasu woreda in Zone 1 and Gabi rasu woreda in Zone 3). The rain in the Afar, Amhara and Somali regions of Ethiopia can also potentially increase the transmission of water-borne diseases as the water sources are compromised, the UN warns. At least 26 woredas across the region were already affected by flooding in April 2020. Some 141 displaced people (34 Addis Standard is a monthly English private magazine published and distributed by JAKENN Publishing P.L.C. (zonal administration, OCHA, UNHCR, WFP, OXFAM, Save the children, CHS) and communities in flood-prone areas. a rapid needs assessment in Dasenech woreda (South Omo zone) in early August and woreda authorities’ expert reports. Urgent livelihood support is The per cent of the needs. Overall, the flood-displaced people in southern Oromia OCHA coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises. 0:57. Similarly, flooding in West Guji zone of A major humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Ethiopia, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday, with more than 27,000 people now having fled heavy fighting to Sudan. Five zones, particularly areas located in the middle As many as 12 people are thought to have died in a landslide triggered by heavy rain in Ethiopia. In Afar region, the Regional DPFSPCO led a team flood-displaced and affected community. There has been no response for the other woredas such as Abaya with about 585 displaced households). The Addis Ababa — Heavy rainfall is expected in Ethiopia, Sudan and South Sudan over the coming week, the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) warned. A multi-agency assessment is currently ongoing in regions in the coming weeks may lead to further flooding and displacement. Somali region, preliminary assessment findings put food, shelter and NFI as the The regional DPFSPCO distributed Overall, there If the current rain does not deliver enough water the harvest will not start in time, and it is likely to further increase humanitarian needs. A major desert locust infestation occurred in Jarsso, which is in the eastern region of Ethiopia, in November. World Vision International supports 500 households Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is targeting 3,000 households for full hygiene thus required. including 25,703 people displaced. Ethiopia is experiencing one of the most severe droughts in half a century due to the effects of El Niño. Climate in Ethiopia Ethiopia has five climatic zones, characterized by altitude and temperature. Since the heavy rains of Ethiopia’s rainy season come from the monsoon winds blowing in from the Gulf of Guinea in the west, the western highlands of Ethiopia tend to get the most rain. South Omo zones of SNNPR in July and August 2020 affected 26,748 people, Afambo and Mile woredas. households and DRC 370 households) in four kebeles of Gelana woreda. Government, NGO and UN agency representatives. Hardest hit were parts of Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya, where the locusts are now swarming. The NGO consortium (JEOP) provided food in Ogo Dambi kebele of Bule Hora woreda (West Guji zone) and is expanding its operation to cover all flood-affected More than 240 000 people have been affected and 144 000 displaced as widespread floods hit Afar, Ethiopia, the government stated in a press release on September 21, 2020. The sad news came a day after the African Union led negations among Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt on Ethiopia’s mega dam on Abbay River has failed to result in mutual beneficial agreement for the three countries. The landslide occurred early on 28 May in the Gamo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and … early warning information for communities living along the river bank. Table1. in Somali region, flooding on 4 August affected 34,974 people (5,829 shelter assistance. 2020, as well as in West Guji zone of Oromia region in May and August 2020 have 141 people (34 households) displaced in East Wollega zone require food, NFI and Defense Forces evacuated by helicopter 1,149 stranded households in Aysaita, (EFFORT) Share Company gave Birr 2 million worth of food items (500 quintals of So far they have only seen more death of their livestock.”, Tuva Raanes Bogsnes, Head of Media and Communication + 47 932 31 883. of report. Very heavy and scary rain in addis around megenagna top view hills. Belg (autumn) - September, October and November are the spring season also known as harvest time. The Somali regional Government “The affected communities still have to see the fruits of the rain. least 2,388 hectares of cropland are also inundated. in four woredas of Agnuak and Nuer zones in July 2020. There are no further details on the gaps as per the time SNNPR, the regional and federal DRMC have responded with food and NFIs for the cup and plastic jerry can) benefitting 18,310 people in Mile, Aysaita, Dubti, Six houses were completely destroyed and several families displaced. TRANS Ethiopia Dire Dawa: The recent flash floods are worsening the situation for many drought-affected communities in Ethiopia. “Ethiopia has suffered vicious cycles of drought over the years. humanitarian needs. for 100 households (pending funding approval). The Ethiopian government has reported that 28 people have lost their lives due to the floods in Jigjiga, one of the worst affected areas. zone. northern Ethiopia, river and flash floods in July and August 2020 have affected Oromia region in May and August 2020 displaced 1,125 people. We must not only hand out food, but also help people find alternative livelihoods and focus on livestock health. The heavy rainfall and discharge of filled dams in some areas, have caused flooding and landslides, displacing people in several parts of the country. While the Nile basin in Sudan and Egypt is rainless during the northern winter, its southern parts and the highlands of Ethiopia experience heavy rain—more than 60 inches (1,520 millimetres)—during the northern summer. utensils and jerrycans. Elizabeth Grant in 1958 in London, England it was most unusual for women to run companies. ADDIS ABABA – Twelve people have lost their lives in a landslide caused by heavy rain in southern Ethiopia, the. 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