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Worries abound about leaner season drought-stricken Ethiopians may confront in coming months

23 Feb

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Monday, February 22/2016 expressed its worries that poor rains received in January and February in most northern and eastern parts of Ethiopia were insufficient to replenish water sources and rejuvenate pasture in those parched lands. Therefore, drought-affected areas continue to report deepening water and browse shortages.
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Rain failures, untimely rains & floods feared to put already food insecure Ethiopia in alarming situation

4 Nov

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin

The end of the June to September lean season is not ending with the usual promises of better harvest for different parts of the country. As can be seen from the projections on the map on this page, the greater parts of Ethiopia are food stressed. Several woredas in different regions are in food crisis stages than others.
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