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Floods destroy meagre crops in Ethiopia’s lush highlands

15 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

The worst drought for decades in Ethiopia’s northern highlands has ended, but unusually heavy downpours threaten to ruin crops and exacerbate food insecurity as flash flooding turns roads to rivers and swamps fields Photographs by James Whitlow Delano/USAid

The worst drought for decades in Ethiopia’s northern highlands has ended, but unusually heavy downpours threaten to ruin crops and exacerbate food insecurity as flash flooding turns roads to rivers and swamps fields
Photographs by James Whitlow Delano/USAid via The Guardian

In its latest report, Fews.Net notes that the June to September Kiremt rains have gradually decreased since mid-August, although rainfall totals in most northern and western areas remained above average.
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Food & other humanitarian situations in Ethiopia

12 Feb

Posted by Admin

Report by UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

       ◙   Areas affected include the eastern marginal meher-producing areas of Amhara and Tigray Regions, some agro-pastoralist and pastoralist areas in Somali and southern Oromia Regions, and some sweet potato-growing areas of SNNPR.
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