Then suddenly last Monday the liberation front was back in the capital, Mekelle, having chased the puppet administration out, and the war was over.
If these conditions continue, the number of hungry people due to drought could spiral from the currently estimated 14 million to 20 million through 2022, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned today.
With Somalia facing the risk of famine, half a million Kenyans one step away from catastrophic levels of hunger and malnutrition rates in Ethiopia well above emergency thresholds, time is fast running out for families who are struggling to survive.
The disruption in imports further threatens food security.
Shipping costs on some routes have doubled since January 2022. Over the next six months, the U.
Download photos hereIn Ethiopia crops have failed, over a million livestock have died and an estimated 7.
World Food Programme is on the ground, aiming to support 3.
Immediate and scaled-up assistance is critical to avoid a major humanitarian crisis in the drought-affected areas of Ethiopia and help communities become more resilient to extreme climate shocks.