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Alert: Prolonged drought drives a food security Emergency in Somalia and southeastern Ethiopia

7 Jul

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Fews.Net
A major food security Emergency is expected to continue in the Horn of Africa into early 2018, following very poor performance of the March to June 2017 Gu/long rains, the second consecutive below-average season in many areas. The regeneration of pasture and water resources for pastoralists has been well below normal in southeastern Ethiopia, central Somalia, and northern Kenya, and July harvest prospects are very poor in most areas of southern Somalia. These factors are likely to sustain high humanitarian assistance needs across the Horn of Africa, and drive a continuation of Emergency (IPC Phase 4) acute food insecurity in southeastern Ethiopia and Somalia. In addition, Somalia continues to face a risk of Famine (IPC Phase 5). Improved humanitarian access in Somalia, and urgent, sustained assistance in Somalia and southeastern Ethiopia, is needed to mitigate very high levels of acute malnutrition and the threat of loss of life.
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Ethiopia’s candidate for the World Health Organization doesn’t like mentioning a certain disease

18 May

Posted by The Ethiopia observatory (TEO)
by Paul Schemm, The Washington Post, May 18, 2017

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Despite warnings from its own experts, the World Health Organization took two months to declare the devastating Ebola outbreak in 2014 an emergency, during which time 1,000 people died in West Africa. Leaked emails later revealed that officials were loath to call it an epidemic for fear of angering the African countries involved and hurting their economies.
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የሞያሌው ኮሌራ ወደ መሃል ኢትዮጵያ በመዛመት ላይ ነው ይባላል! የሕወሃት ጦር እንደገና ኬንያን እስኪወር ለጊዜው ስላም መውረዱም ይነገራል!

7 Dec

በከፍያለው ገብረመድኅን – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

ባለፉት አሥር ቀናት ሞያሌ በኮሌራ የተመታች ሲሆን፡ በሽታውም ከጠረፍ ከተማ ወደ ኢትዮጵያ መሃል ሃገር የመዛመት ምልክቱ ቢታይም፡ እስካለፉት ሁለት ቀናት ድረስ መውረዱም ይነገራል በኩል ምንም እርምጃ እንዳልተወሰደ ይነገራል።
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